Panacea Capital director faces everlasting ban – ASIC

Panacea Capital director faces everlasting ban – ASIC | Australian Dealer Information

The ban follows the director’s deceptive conduct

Panacea Capital director faces permanent ban – ASIC


Abigail Adriatico

The Australian Securities & Investments Fee (ASIC) has completely banned Brian Jacques Creigh, the director of funding firm Panacea Capital, from offering monetary companies or participating in a enterprise of economic service.

ASIC has introduced that Creigh had been banned from such actions as he operated the Panacea Capital Cryptocurrency Funding Fund and not using a license from April 2021 till June 2022. He had additionally lied about it being authorised below an Australian Monetary Companies licence (AFSL).

Creigh misled buyers into investing into the fund by way of giving them truth sheets that appeared that Panacea Capital supplied a capital assure on the funding and was endeavor buying and selling methods being undertaken by an abroad fund, that the fund had been working since 2016 and had focused returns of 120% to 150%, and that Panacea Capital had a number of groups.

As all of the statements had been discovered to be deceptive, ASIC decided that Creigh had engaged in deceptive or misleading conduct. The very fact sheets had been additionally discovered to have contained info that was given to Creigh by third events related to Liquid Property Group (LAG).

Creigh was found to have transferred the invested funds to spend money on the LAG fund, which had turned out to be an funding rip-off that brought about buyers to lose $7.7 million.

ASIC additionally discovered that Creigh was not correctly skilled as a result of he was not in a position to aptly react to the indicators that he was coping with scammers and that he was not match to interact in monetary companies resulting from his dishonest actions in addition to lack of integrity, trustworthiness, and judgement.

Creigh had been in his place as director of Panacea Capital since September 2015. In August 2016, he grew to become its sole director and shareholder. The agency was a company licensed consultant of AFS licensee Drashta Capital Pty Ltd from November 2016 till July 2018 however after that, it had not held an AFSL and was not thought of to be an authorised consultant below an AFSL.

Creigh will have the ability to attraction to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. 

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