Latest ASIC News

ASIC cancels AFS licence of JB Markets
Macquarie notes conclusion of ASIC Federal Court proceedings
Macquarie Bank to pay $10 million for failure to properly monitor system for third-party fee withdrawals from customer accounts
ASIC appeals Federal Court findings relating to unfair contract term in insurance contracts by Auto & General
Industry Funding Model helping more Australians get access to financial counselling
ICA encourages public feedback on general insurance code review
ASIC disqualifies QLD construction director for 5 years
ASIC insolvency data shows increase in companies failing
Adam Blumenthal ordered to pay $850,000 and disqualified for five years for market rigging and directors’ duties breaches
Boyce And Landry Back Cq Manufacturers
APRA and ASIC publish latest data on life insurance claims and disputes – December 2023
Changes to the Executive Leadership Team
Court finds Sunshine Loans charged customers prohibited fees
ASIC obtains Federal Court orders appointing receivers over digital currency assets of blockchain mining companies
ASIC consults on misconduct reporting guidance for external administrators and controllers
ASIC action results in $1.25 million Court imposed penalty against AFSL ‘licensee for hire’ firm
Federal Court winds up retail OTC derivative issuer Prospero Markets Pty Ltd
AAT reinstates Cameron Lindsay Duncan’s liquidator registration with conditions
ASIC appeals Finder Wallet decision
James Mawhinney arrested and charged following ASIC criminal investigation
Head of audit at William Buck Victoria pays $20,625 penalty for audit rotation issues
ASIC’s Discriminatory Centrepay Ban & Delay Tactics Against First Nations Shoppers Set for AAT Legal Challenge
ASIC cancels licence of Menon & Associates Pty Ltd
Former Sydney financial adviser charged with dishonest conduct
Federal Court throws out application to prevent ASIC investigation
Janet Cameron convicted and fined in Hobart Magistrates Court
Westpac Better Supports Concession Customers
ASIC wins first greenwashing civil penalty action against Vanguard
ASIC cancels AFS Licence of Crown Wealth Group
Keep your clients between the flags | Australian Taxation Office
Energy bill trifecta needs serious but separate consideration
New legislation to strengthen financial system and boost investment in cleaner cheaper, energy
ASIC remakes five ‘sunsetting’ class orders for managed funds
ASIC extends and amends parent entity financial statement and auditor independence instruments
Cameron Waugh sentenced to two years imprisonment for insider trading
ASIC brings first action against a director for failing to have a director identification number
Federal Court finds Auto & General Insurance Company did not include an unfair contract term in its insurance contracts
ASIC secures travel restraint orders against Mansa Group directors
ASIC reaffirms ongoing registration obligation for financial advisers
Managing Director of Dubber Corporation restrained from leaving Australia
ASIC bans Panacea Capital director from providing financial services
Scam alert: Scammers are using fake warning banners on imposter websites
Holista Colltech to pay $1.8 million penalty for breaching continuous disclosure obligations over the sale of its COVID product
Financial Adviser and director Shane Allan Rose permanently banned
Data#3 announces change to accounting policy for indirect software revenue recognition following ASIC review
Third person pleads guilty in relation to Courtenay House Ponzi scheme
Former Continental Coal Company Secretary sentenced
‘Click and pay for whites only, no credit for black fellas’: First Nations shoppers slam ASIC decision to cut off Centrepay