Australia - January 27 2011 On 18 January 2011, the Full Court of the Federal Court allowed appeals brought by Leveraged Equities Limited (LE) and Macquarie Bank Limited (MBL): Leveraged Equities Limited v Goodridge  FCAFC 3, reversing a decision by Rares J in first instance proceedings brought by Mr Ross Goodridge ( FCA 67).
Australia - January 27 2011 The Full Court of the Federal Court in Leveraged Equities v Goodridge  FCAFC 31 has reversed the first instance decision of Rares J and in doing so has upheld the conduct of the margin lender, Leveraged Equities Limited (LE), in selling down the securities underlying the margin loan.
Australia - July 12 2012 The Attorney General's Department yesterday held its final public consultation on the National Anti-Corruption Plan with representatives from the business community, academia, advocacy groups (such as Transparency International and Oxfam) and professional advisers.
Australia - June 22 2012 ASIC has secured another breakthrough in its civil proceedings against former directors and officers of AWB, with former CFO Paul Ingleby becoming the second former AWB director or officer to acknowledge in court that he had contravened the Corporations Act 2001.
Australia - June 1 2012 •ASIC has achieved a breakthrough in its long-running proceedings against former directors of AWB, with former Managing Director Andrew Lindberg admitting in court that he contravened the Corporations Act 2001 by failing to act with the required care and diligence as an AWB director.