Cartels

In May this year, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC) released a report outlining its findings on a market study into bid-rigging in the construction sector. The report raises concerns that there is widespread collusive...

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A blow to the UK's shot at becoming the EU cartel damages venue of choice...

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A case study in the application of competition law to digital markets and online markets: online travel agents (OTAs)...

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ACCC’s big week of penalties

May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The past week has seen the Federal Court of Australia hand down pecuniary penalties in five different matters – bringing a total of $38 million for the ACCC. These penalties were ordered against a backdrop...

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Loyal Coal agrees to settle with the ACCC on day two of the hearing into bid-rigging of tenders for NSW mining exploration licences...

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Last bite of the Apple

March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Apple ebook saga in the US comes to an end...

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The CMA brings another criminal cartel case in the construction industry, charging a director for involvement in a suspected UK concrete pipe cartel...

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2016 means big business for the ACCC

February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

This week ACCC Chairman Rod Sims unveiled the ACCC’s 2016 Enforcement and Compliance Policy...

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The Trade Union Royal Commission has made a number of recommendations for reform of Australia’s competition laws...

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Spain has released its proposal for implementing the EU’s Directive on competition damages in private proceedings...

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