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yesterdayWednesday, 23 April 2014

Advertising watchdog dismisses complaints over Gok's “offensive” Target bra ad

Complaints over a Target ad featuring celebrity fashion consultant and television presenter Gok Wan have been dismissed by the Advertising Standards Board. by Broede Carmody
 

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Sonray founder jailed for six-and-a-half years for role in $46 million collapse

The founder of failed brokerage firm Sonray Capital Markets has been jailed for six-and-a-half years for his role in the $46 million collapse of the company. by Eloise Keating
 

Flight Centre appeals $11 million fine for price-fixing

Flight Centre has appealed an $11 million dollar fine imposed by the Federal Court last month for anti-competitive behaviour. by Broede Carmody
 

Tiny Tots falls foul of the ACCC for 1400 unsolicited agreements

Tiny Tots will refund consumers up to $50,000 after it was found the children’s photography business breached Australian Consumer Law. by Broede Carmody
 

Thursday, 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
 

Wednesday, 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
 
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