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Possibly as a birthday present to itself, the ACCC has released a statement on the first birthday of the extension of the unfair terms regime to small businesses....

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Misleading claims aren’t cool

November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

It can be a cold, cold world as a respondent in litigation, as the Dulux case reminds us this week. Concluding proceedings commenced in December 2012, the Federal Court this week gave effect to consent...

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Current trends in competition law litigation

April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The ACCC is undertaking more investigations and litigation, including on novel matters, and seeking higher penalties....

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Recent ACCC action is a reminder to look at the overall impression conveyed by packaging and labelling, including the colours, and not to rely on small disclaimers to correct the overall impression, coinciding with the...

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CMA, SFO, MOU, ACCC, CDPP… in the context of recent UK and Australian cartel reforms and clarifications, these are the authorities involved in deciding whether you will face criminal proceedings for cartel conduct. We have...

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The image of deception

March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 10 March 2014, the Federal Court of Australia found that Breast Check Pty Ltd engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false representations in contravention of s 52 TPA and s 18 ACL,...

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And then there were two…

December 12, 2012 | 2 Comments

Two more airlines, Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines Cargo, have settled with the ACCC in the air cargo litigation.  The airlines are the eleventh and twelfth airlines to settle, leaving only Air New Zealand and...

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Step-by-step

September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

The UK OFT has published new guidance on the setting of penalties for competition law infringements, reflecting its experience of applying penalties and recent judgments, international developments and comments from public consultation. The most recent...

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On 2 February 2012, the European Union General Court rejected appeals brought by The Dow Chemical Company, EI du Pont de Nemours and Company, and Denki Kagaku Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha (and a number of their...

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