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Airlines hosed down over drip pricing

March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Federal Court imposes penalties totalling $745,000 for misleading ‘drip pricing’ practices...

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Visa to pay a record $18M penalty for breaching exclusive dealing laws by preventing banks and third party providers from rolling out DCC services...

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ACCC opens up a new coalface

May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

ACCC brings cartel case against Obeids ...

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There has been significant debate over the ACCC’s enforcement powers and penalties for breaches of competition law for a number of years. The lack of any prosecution for cartel conduct under the 2009 criminal regime...

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Repeal day bill adds to regulatory burden

March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

ACCC to receive new section 155 powers to ensure compliance ...

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ACCC v Pfizer and the future of section 46

March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court has again found against the ACCC in a misuse of market power case ...

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The ACCC has obtained consent orders requiring Australian Power & Gas Company Limited (APG) to pay a penalty of $1.1 million in relation to illegal door-to-door sales practices. Earlier this year, we reported that the...

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A bitter pill to swallow in a weighty affair

October 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court has imposed a 3 year sentence for contempt of court, following breaches of court orders by a marketer of weight loss products.  The case confirms that the ACCC can be expected to...

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