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Lucy Battersby is Trends Reporter for The Age. Prior to this, she worked as a technology reporter. She worked on communications policy for the federal government before joining Fairfax in 2006.
Lucy Battersby The corporate watchdog needs more funding to catch criminals and prevent meltdowns, says IMF.
Lucy Battersby David Jones chair Robert Savage will retire from the board at the end of this year and will be succeeded by Peter Mason.
Lucy Battersby Eleven Harvey Norman franchisees face fines of up to $1.1m for misleading customers.
Lucy Battersby Eleven Harvey Norman franchisees face fines of up to $1.1 million for giving misleading information to customers who were sold faulty products about their right to claim a refund or replacement.
Lucy Battersby PWC partner Stephen Cougle has agreed to a temporary ban on auditing work.
Lucy Battersby Stephen Cougle, the man who audited Centro's books in 2006-07, misclassifying $2.1b worth of debt, and is now partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers has promised the corporate watchdog he will not do any...
Lucy Battersby Australia Post's credit rating has been downgraded and is unlikely to increase again.
Lucy Battersby Mike Smith emerges as Australia's highest-paid banker with a package worth nearly $10 million last year.
Lucy Battersby Australia Post’s credit rating has been downgraded and is unlikely to increase again as fewer letters are posted every year and it has more competitors for parcel and express deliveries.
Lucy Battersby The Gen-Y investor who was accused of ‘’greenmailing’’ BrisConnections claims the companies building the tunnel ignored realistic traffic forecasts.
Lucy Battersby Banksia investors will get between 10¢ and 15¢ from every dollar they invested in the non-bank lender before Christmas, with more payments expected after more assets are sold.
Lucy Battersby Australian directors are more pessimistic about business conditions now than they were two years ago, and still believe regulation and personal liability for directors is excessive.
Lucy Battersby Top marketing executives from Telstra and Optus have been ordered to attend mediation over an advertising dispute about their respective 4G networks in Brisbane.
Lucy Battersby Top marketing executives from Telstra and Optus have been ordered to attend mediation sessions over an advertising dispute about their respective 4G networks in Brisbane.
Lucy Battersby Nearly 50 receive termination notices as receivers start shutting down business to return money to debenture holders.
Lucy Battersby SEVEN former James Hardie directors have lost an appeal in the NSW Court of Appeal to scrap penalties and disqualifications, ending a marathon legal battle over the board's 2001 decision to release...
Lucy Battersby Governance SEVEN former James Hardie directors have lost an appeal to scrap penalties and disqualifications, ending a marathon legal battle over the board's 2001 decision to release misleading information about...
Lucy Battersby A former financial advisor has been sentenced to 41 months after stealing nearly $400,000 in commissions from fake insurance applications.
Lucy Battersby Project cancellations and profit downgrades are mounting as the mining services sector confronts its post-boom future.
Lucy Battersby America's largest telco is making a strong push for small and mid-sized businesses in Asia.