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todayThursday, 17 April 2014

Former Rich Lister and S Central chief executive in court on multimillion dollar fraud charges

A former BRW rich lister and tech entrepreneur has appeared in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court having allegedly orchestrated a multimillion dollar fraud against the National Australia Bank. by Yolanda Redrup
 

yesterdayWednesday, 16 April 2014

KitchenAid importer slammed for resale price maintenance

If you’ve ever wondered just why KitchenAid mixers are so expensive the answer may be in the acknowledgment today by Peter McInnes of concerns it engaged in resale price maintenance. by Cara Waters
 

Regulator forces NSW power companies to cut bills: How your business will save $60

Small businesses in New South Wales are set to save an average of $60 on their annual electricity bills, after a decision by the Australian Energy Regulator to force electricity distributors in NSW and the Australian Capital Territory to pass on savings to their customers. by Eloise Keating
 

Court orders $1.4 million payment by Bibby Financial Services to sales director dismissed over sexual harassment claim

Bibby Financial Services has been ordered to pay $1.4 million in compensation to its former sales director Ashley Sharma by the New South Wales Court of Appeal. by Cara Waters
 

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Privatisation of ASIC corporate registry on the table

The federal government is considering privatising the Australian Securities and Investments Commission corporate register, providing a much needed cash injection for the government. by Yolanda Redrup
 

Monday, 14 April 2014

Melbourne accountant jailed for three years after orchestrating $8 million tax fraud from prison

A Melbourne-based accountant has been sentenced to three years in prison for fraud after dodging almost $8 million in tax in 2005. by Yolanda Redrup
 

Thursday, 10 April 2014

SensaSlim guilty of misleading franchisees by not disclosing conman’s involvement

SensaSlim Australia has been found guilty of misleading and deceptive conduct by failing to disclose conman Peter Foster’s involvement in the business in its franchise disclosure document. by Yolanda Redrup
 

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

EnergyAustralia cops $1.2 million fine for unlawful door-to-door sales tactics

EnergyAustralia is the latest energy business to come under scrutiny for unlawful door-to-door sales tactics, with the company copping a $1.2 million penalty for making false and misleading representations. by Yolanda Redrup
 

Misconduct claims against liquidators fall

The number of misconduct claims made against Australian liquidators has fallen, a report published yesterday by the corporate watchdog has revealed. by Cara Waters
 
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