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Citigroup Global Markets Australia pays $50,000 in infringement notice penalty

Friday, 9th Jun 2017
Citigroup Global Markets Australia Pty Ltd ('Citigroup') has paid a penalty of $50,000 to comply with an infringement notice given to it by the Markets Disciplinary Panel ('MDP').
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Penalties of $447,300 and $223,000 back-pay ordered after workers treated as “slaves”

Thursday, 8th Jun 2017
The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured near-record penalties of $447,300 against the operators of a Sydney-based cleaning company, with the Federal Court finding the company treated vulnerable employees as “slaves” under a “calculated” scheme.
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Contempt charges issued as Allianz Metro investigation continues

Thursday, 8th Jun 2017
ASIC has issued an application for contempt charges arising out of proceedings commenced against Allianz Metro Pty Ltd and other entities concerning the operation of binary trading websites.
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ASIC bans former Westpac adviser for five years

Thursday, 8th Jun 2017
ASIC has banned Mr Sudhir Kumar Sinha, a financial planner from Western Australia, from providing financial services until 2 June 2022.
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Protect your creativity: design rights versus copyright

Thursday, 8th Jun 2017
It’s a complicated topic that generally causes confusion amongst creative types: where do we draw the line between design rights and copyright?
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Protect your creativity: how social media impacts your IP strategy

Thursday, 8th Jun 2017
An element of a creative entrepreneur’s marketing plan usually involves circulating content on popular social media platforms.
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Get set for a 3.3% increase to minimum wages - 2017 Annual Wage Review

Wednesday, 7th Jun 2017
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has announced a 3.3% increase to minimum wages.
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Homing in on holiday homes

Wednesday, 7th Jun 2017
In the lead up to the June long weekend the ATO is reminding taxpayers that it’s paying close attention to rental properties located in popular holiday destinations around Australia.
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