Cartels

ACCC beaten by egg producers in the Full Court

September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Full Federal Court dismisses the ACCC’s appeal in its case against the Australian Egg Corporation and others for attempting to induce egg producers to reduce the supply of eggs...

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Sims’ spotlight on banks, NBN, cars

August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has recently made statements that shed light on the ACCC's enforcement priorities for 2017 and his views on his legacy....

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ACCC’s criminal cartel machine goes full steam ahead in roll-on, roll-off cargo cartel proceedings...

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The Federal Court has dismissed proceedings brought by the ACCC against a number of electrical cable manufacturers and wholesalers, and their executives, for alleged cartel and exclusionary conduct in relation to the acquisition and supply...

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Fast-track justice for competition claims

December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The UK’s CAT introduces new fast-track procedure...

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Anchors aweigh (again!)

November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC commences its second ever criminal cartel prosecution, against Japanese based shipping company...

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The regulator’s net

August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC chief sets out his goals for the year ahead...

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You win some, you lose some

August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

A partial win for the ACCC in high voltage cable cartel litigation...

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On 19 July 2016, the European Commission announced that it had imposed record cartel fines totalling almost €2.93 billion (approximately A$4.3 billion) as part of settling proceedings against five truck manufacturers for their participation in...

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Japanese shipping company pleads guilty in Australia’s first ever criminal cartel proceedings...

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