Tagged: ASIC

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ASIC chases harsher penalties

By Daniel Palmer The watchdog said it had conducted further comparisons with international markets and found Australia was lagging other jurisdictions on potential penalties, leaving rule breakers with the potential to profit from their...

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ASIC bid for tougher fines

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Major projects linked to phoenix scams

By Staff Reporter The Australian Securities and Investments Commission, the Australian Tax Office and the Fair Work Building and Construction agency are reportedly mulling criminal charges to tackle a problem that is believed to...

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Banks urge unclaimed-accounts reversal

In contrast,Choice supported the three-year threshold, despite reservations about how the policy had been communicated to the public. "You’re better off getting an interest rate paid by the government than having your money eroded...

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Banks win ASIC, Mint mandates

By Maggie Lu Yueyang Along with Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz, Alan also founded Business Spectator, the popular business news and commentary website. Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for...

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Healthzone directors charged

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission alleges former executive chairman Peter Roach and directors Michael (Ge) Wu and Robert Dulhunty conspired to manipulate Healthzone’s share price at various times during capital raisings and acquisitions....

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Costello joins ASIC advisory board

By Damon Kitney - The Australian The corporate regulator has added further high-powered talent to its external advisory panel with the appointment of Future Fund chairman Peter Costello, former prudential regulator John Laker and...