Full Court Minute Books

Case A25/2014

Selig & Anor v. Wealthsure Pty Ltd & Ors

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

30/05/2014 Federal Court of Australia (Mansfield J, Besanko J, White)

[2014] FCAFC 64


Corporations – Provision of financial advice – Contravention of Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act) – First and second respondents were appellants’ financial advisors - First and second respondents recommended financial product and provided appellants with disclosure document that did not comply with s 953A of Act – Financial product was insolvent and appellants lost their investment – First and second respondents argued that loss was apportionable and that promoters of financial product should bear majority of claim – Whether claim for damages for misleading financial advice pursuant to ss 769C, 945A, 945B and/or 1041E of Act apportionable under ss 1041H-1041S of Act – Whether claims should be reduced by reference to contributory conduct under s 1041I(1B) of Act.

Short particulars


14/11/2014 Hearing (SLA, Canberra v/link to Adelaide)

27/11/2014 Notice of appeal

12/12/2014 Submitting appearance (Tenth to thirteenth respondents)

02/01/2015 Written submissions (Appellants)

02/01/2015 Chronology (Appellants)

30/01/2015 Written submissions (First and second respondents)

13/02/2015 Reply

12/03/2015 Hearing (Full Court, Adelaide)

13/05/2015 Judgment (Judgment summary)