Category Archives: Banking and Finance

Paciocco v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd

By Leonie Chapman LAWYAL SOLICITORS First published by LexisNexis Banking and Finance Law Bulletin (BLB 30.4, June 2014) On 5 February 2014, the Federal Court of Australia gave detailed consideration to the issue of fees as penalties in the representative … Continue reading

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Copyright and the digital economy — the fair use model: what does this mean for Australian banks?

By Leonie Chapman, LAWYAL SOLICITORS First published in LexisNexis’ Australian Banking and Finance Law Bulletin (2014) 30(1) Background Australian copyright laws were last reviewed in 2006,1  to catch up with technologies such as digital music players and video recorders. However, the review … Continue reading

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Bank Fees – ANZ Customers’ day in Court

Approximately 38,000 ANZ Bank customers who are part of a class action to fight the return of more than $220 million bank fees, get their day in court today. The ANZ Bank case is the test case as part of a wider … Continue reading

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