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Crikey Worm: ASIC attacks

Crikey Worm: ASIC attacks

Good morning, early birds. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) goes on the offensive against Australia's big banks. Plus, Frank Lowy's top-secret investigation into Qatar. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

How the Murdoch men squeezed more than $1 billion out of their shareholders

How the Murdoch men squeezed more than $1 billion out of their shareholders

When it comes to enriching themselves off the family business, it is the Murdochs first and daylight second.

Mayne: how will Lowys handle board renewal at upcoming AGMs?

Mayne: how will Lowys handle board renewal at upcoming AGMs?

Frank Lowy and co. are at a crossroads. What they do next will be telling.

Mayne: mystery Packer pay packet ends noble volunteering tradition

Mayne: mystery Packer pay packet ends noble volunteering tradition

James Packer steps aside, looks set to draw a tidy pay packet.

Mayne: which corporations donated to put Tony Abbott in The Lodge?

Mayne: which corporations donated to put Tony Abbott in The Lodge?

There are no limits as to who can give money to Australia's political parties, and only donations over $12,400 have to be reported. Here are some of the companies that helped elect Tony Abbott.

Mayne: <em>AFR</em> spins it for Westfield, Lowy

Mayne: AFR spins it for Westfield, Lowy

Questionable journalistic practices abound in The Australian Financial Review's coverage of the recent Westfield restructure.

Companies for old men: the codgers who refuse to let go of their boards

Companies for old men: the codgers who refuse to let go of their boards

Is it ageist to suggest companies might be better off electing at least a few younger faces to their boards? You know, so we don't have quite so many executives dying on the job ...

Who’s who on the Rich List?

Who’s who on the Rich List?

Fairfax's annual Rich List came out last week, but who's on it? Where did they make their money? And is there any threat to Gina's crown? Infographic specialist Jake Stevens breaks it down.

Mayne: why last week’s vote on Westfield (and Lowy) should stand

Mayne: why last week’s vote on Westfield (and Lowy) should stand

Westfield Retail Trust heads to court today. Here's the case for why the process is all wrong.

Crikey Clarifier: Lowy loses, so what now for Westfield?

Crikey Clarifier: Lowy loses, so what now for Westfield?

Yesterday was a rough day for Australia's second-richest man, with the future of his shopping centre empire uncertain.