Litigation

Misuse of market power bill continues its journey

February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Senate Economics Legislation Committee recommends that that the Government’s bill to amend Australia’s misuse of market power laws be passed...

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Show me the money

February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

ACCC Chairman Rod Sims promises to seek higher pecuniary penalties in the courts....

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Steam-powered penalty for Valve’s online games

January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

A $3 million penalty for a large foreign corporation sounds another warning about misrepresentations regarding Australian consumer guarantees...

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Mind the Gap

December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Federal Court clears Woolworths in unconscionability action. The Federal Court has found that Woolworths did not engage in unconscionable conduct ...

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ACCC pursues consumer guarantees case against MSY

Computer says “ACL”

December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC pursues consumer guarantees case against MSY. On 30 November 2016, the ACCC commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against MSY Technology and related companies that sell computer goods in stores and online ...

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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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ACCC books Meriton a date in court

November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC commences proceedings against Meriton for manipulating online reviews...

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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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Sailing into Australian waters

November 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Extending the territorial reach of the CCA...

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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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