Litigation

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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Considering the implications for competition and regulatory compliance and beyond...

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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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Who’s the biggest loser?

May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court has imposed a penalty of $3.55M against SensaSlim and $660,000 against Peter Foster for engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct and making false representations...

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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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The first opt-out class action has been launched in the UK taking advantage of recent changes to the country’s competition litigation laws...

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