Enforcement

HKCC primacy

Damages claim gets red light

May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Court confirms stand-alone private enforcement of Hong Kong’s competition law not permitted...

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Penalty units set to increase from $180 to $210 from 1 July 2017...

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In what might be one of the last cases prosecuted under the current version of the ‘misuse of market power’ prohibition in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA), the ACCC has commenced proceedings against...

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The Hong Kong Competition Commission has taken its first case to the Hong Kong Competition Tribunal. ...

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Fining, naming, shaming

April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Productivity Commission’s recommendations for the reform of ACL enforcement and administration...

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The new B2B unfair terms regime is being put to the test by the ACCC with a number of in-depth industry-specific investigations underway Hot on the heels of the ACCC’s 2017 enforcement priorities comes a...

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For whom the whistle blows

March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The ACCC’s submission to the current parliamentary inquiry into whistleblower protections takes the firm view that persons who report breaches of the CCA should be afforded greater statutory protection. In this post, we look at...

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ACCC commences proceedings against Western Australian building company Aveling Homes regarding online reviews ...

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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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Last month the Compliance and Enforcement Guide to Australian Consumer Law was released, covering how State and Commonwealth regulators enforce the ACL ...

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