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Lightning strikes twice for Brett Clegg

We were expecting decades to pass until we again saw deal fever in the financial PR space.

  • Joe Aston

No bullying into buying: trader on ASX Wolf chat room

ASIC and flashy share trader Tyson Scholz are entangled in a Federal Court lawsuit about claims of providing financial advice.

  • Liam Walsh

This Month

‘Will drop in group in 10’: ASX Wolf accused of early tips

Sharetrader Tyson “ASX Wolf” Scholz encouraged subscribers paying $1000 a head to load up on specific stocks before releasing information to a wider audience, a court has heard.

  • Liam Walsh

ASIC sues Harvey Norman, Latitude for ‘misleading’ ads

The corporate regulator said the companies promoted “no deposit” and “interest-free” payment methods that saddled some customers with an extra $537 in fees.

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  • Max Mason and Carrie LaFrenz

Livingbridge PE lines up in FiftyFive5 auction, taps Allens

Busy private equity group Livingbridge’s taking a close look at Mercury Capital’s marketing research services business FiftyFive5, which is up for grabs in an auction via E&P Corporate Advisory. 

  • Anthony Macdonald, Sarah Thompson and Kanika Sood

‘Price sensitive tweet’ by journalist should never have been sent

Readers assume reporters will vet information before sharing it on social media channels, a business academic says.

  • Edmund Tadros

‘Take positions and let word out’: ASX Wolf v ASIC case

The opening day of a civil case against a flashy ASX trader had heard of alleged WeChat messages on his phone.

  • Liam Walsh

Japanese banks take Carsales debt for a spin

Japanese lenders Mizuho and SMBC have joined’s now 10-strong bank syndicate.

  • Anthony Macdonald, Sarah Thompson and Kanika Sood

Battle of western Sydney NRL grand final fails to draw big TV crowd

Sunday’s one-sided NRL grand final between the two western Sydney teams attracted just 2.8 million viewers, one of the lowest viewing figures on record.

  • Edmund Tadros

Finance minister taps Netflix comedy creator as new speechwriter

The influential cabinet minister has made a surprising choice in former Guardian columnist and TV comedy creator Brigid Delaney.

  • Mark Di Stefano

Murdoch family’s $10m saved left-wing think tank

Details have emerged of political financing by the little-known progressive wing of the Murdoch media dynasty.

  • Aaron Patrick

‘We’re always negotiating’: The NRL approach to media deal-making

NRL chairman Peter V’landys says the code will take advantage of the AFL’s record-breaking media rights deal when it begins bargaining with broadcasters.

  • Edmund Tadros and Mark Di Stefano

TV rights battle could lead to new Netflix, Disney+ competitor

Channel Seven could join NBC Universal to run streaming service Peacock in Australia if it wins the rights to a TV library that includes Law & Order, The Office (US), Brooklyn 99 and Downton Abbey.

  • Mark Di Stefano


End of the Fairfax era as Nick Falloon exits the Nine board

Nick Falloon will step down from Nine Entertainment’s board, but stay on as chairman of online property marketplace business Domain which is majority owned by the Nine.

  • Edmund Tadros

The AFL wants McLachlan to stick around (for now)

Several major issues at the end of Gillon McLachlan’s eight-year run remain unresolved, and the game’s powerbrokers want them sorted before he sets off.

  • Mark Di Stefano

New business publication to target aspirational eyeballs

Private Media will launch Inc. in Australia as the company stares down defamation battle

  • Mark Di Stefano

News Corp’s other unindicted co-conspirator case

Rupert Murdoch’s long-time consigliere has valuable personal experience to share with Lachlan.

  • Neil Chenoweth

Top reads for subscribers this month

From the country’s worst superannuation funds to Russia’s reversal in the Ukraine war and Sydney’s most exclusive club. Here’s the 10 stories that were most popular with our subscribers in the last four weeks.

‘ASX Wolf’ seeks to quash ASIC lawsuit evidence

Flashy share trader Tyson Scholz is defending an action from the corporate regulator alleging he was running a financial services business.

  • Liam Walsh

How to buy a masthead and influence people

If Michael Lane’s Forbes magazine is anywhere near as exciting as his previous exploits, it’ll definitely be one to read.

  • Mark Di Stefano