Case Update

Credit and debit cards – when are cards “of the same kind”?

Westpac Banking Corporation v Australian Securities and Investments Commission [2009] FCA 1506, Federal Court of Australia, Rares J, 15 December 2009 (a) Summary Westpac Banking Corporation (Applicant) sought a declaration from the court that its conduct in substituting an existing debit card (Handycard) held by certain Westpac...

Negligent misstatement claim

Chew v Amanatidis [2009] SASC 334, Supreme Court of South Australia (Full Court), Gray, White and Kelly JJ, 3 November 2009 (a) Summary This case concerned two matters: (1) the relevant factors required to establish a claim in negligent misstatement; and (2) whether the trial judge's findings...