Lucy Battersby is a business reporter focusing on corporate regulation and litigation.
Lucy Battersby Hastie Group’s former directors, auditor and corporate advisors could face additional legal action from shareholders on top of the action already flagged by administrators, after law firm Slater and...
Glenda Kwek and Lucy Battersby Creditors report shows Hastie Group failed due to poor management of its international operations.
Lucy Battersby Companies abandoned by directors will automatically be placed into liquidation by the corporate watchdog when a new panel of liquidators is assembled early next year.
Lucy Battersby The family behind well-known Rutherglen winery Buller Wines is looking for investors or buyers for their vineyard, after it was placed into voluntary administration earlier this month.
Lucy Battersby Telstra announced plans to buy Adam Internet for about $55 million in late October.
Lucy Battersby Telstra will learn on Thursday whether it is allowed to proceed with plans to turn a small Adelaide-based internet provider into its own Jetstar-like national broadband provider.
Lucy Battersby Moody's is changing the way it calculates sovereign debt ratings in response to the GFC.
Lucy Battersby Cotton On Kids has been fined $1 million for selling children's nightwear that breached fire safety standards.
Lucy Battersby The market watchdog has warned it will be on the lookout for market manipulation.
Lucy Battersby Competition tsar Rod Sims is willing to take on the tough lawsuits.
Peter Cai and Lucy Battersby Australia's biggest telecom carriers threaten to boycott the government's spectrum auction.
Lucy Battersby A car-parts manufacturer has been accused of running a cartel and faces legal action from the ACCC, following a national crackdown on collusion and price-fixing.
Peter Cai and Lucy Battersby Deal signals Telstra's strategy of expanding media assets as it loses its old copper network.
Lucy Battersby A former tax consultant has been sentenced to two years imprisonment for insider trading, with the sentence to be served under an intensive correction order.
Lucy Battersby and Gareth Hutchens High-frequency traders had nothing to do with a trading price spike, according to ASIC.
Lucy Battersby Fraud involving Australian credit cards, debit cards and cheques reached $285 million in June this year, down from a peak of $302 million in December.
Lucy Battersby The corporate watchdog is still investigating whether market manipulation is behind a trading spike in October, after ruling out a fat-finger trade or faulty algorithm.
Lucy Battersby BANKSIA Securities may have been trading insolvent for some time before the lender collapsed due to outdated and lazy valuations of its mortgage portfolio.
Lucy Battersby Regulators in Europe and the US get closer to launching an anti-trust case against Google.
Lucy Battersby Investors owed by the failed Banksia Securities expected to get at least half of their investment.