BOQ Cowboy continues to misbehave post Storm settlement

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As reported by Daryl Passmore  in the Sunday Mail newspaper on the 25th of April 2015, the boss of the biggest branch of Bank of Queensland (BOQ)  has been branded “a cowboy’’ by a judge after taking a wheelchair-bound man’s specially adapted home as security for a business loan. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission launched proceedings against Mr Carnes and his business… Read more »

Levitt Robinson secures safe release of champing greyhound Pop the Cork

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Champion greyhound Pop the Cork was seized in the mix of the recent controversy of the “blooding scandal”. Damon Guppy of The Sunday Mail reported in the 1 March 2015 edition that Levitt Robinson, on behalf of Pop the Cork’s owner, threatened Supreme Court proceedings to secure his release. Levitt Robinson’s litigation director Chrystalla Georgiou… Read more »

Mass killing of unwanted greyhounds set to be reinvestigated

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Levitt Robinson’s Director of Litigation Ms Chrystalla Georgiou stands up for the innocent owners and trainers in the greyhound industry in Sun-Herald article. Natalie O’Brien reports in 8 March 2015 edition of the Sun-Herald: “Investigating claims of the mass shooting of unwanted greyhounds will be one of the first tasks of the NSW Special Commission… Read more »

ASIC cracks down on complex Financial Product advice

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This week, Australia’s corporate watchdog revealed a list of ten institutions that it has been scrutinising as a part of a campaign to improve advice provided to consumers regarding complex financial products. The revelation from ASIC follow recent news of NAB paying approximately $10-15 million in compensation to investors who had been provided with inappropriate… Read more »