Sector: Energy, resources & projects

The red dust settles

May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

ACCC to take no action in relation to Andrew Forrest call to cap iron ore production...

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Inability to agree penalties will have implications for settlement of regulatory enforcement proceedings...

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The Federal Government is getting closer to following through on its pre-election commitment to extend the unfair terms regime to small business, finally revealing what type of small business will be protected. Draft exposure legislation...

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ACCC’s National Consumer Congress

April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Preparing for the Future, Today...

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KWM partners Wayne Leach & Andrew Monotti discuss competition law issues arising from the privatisation of state-owned assets, including implications of the Harper Report's recommendations...

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accc, competition, fortescue, forrest, twiggy, 51(2)(g), export arrangements, cartel, competition, competition law

Careful what you wish for

March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Twiggy’s call to cap iron ore production raises the ire of the ACCC ...

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The Hong Kong Government has issued 3 new regulations that take Hong Kong another step closer to fully implementing its new competition law, which is expected to come into full force later this year. How...

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The US Department of Justice had one fine year fighting cartels in 2014, with its Antitrust Division collecting $1.861 billion in criminal fines and penalties for the fiscal year ending 30 September 2014. The Department’s...

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CFMEU faces penalties for Boral boycott

December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fast facts This is the first secondary boycott case in eight years The last secondary boycott case was also against the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (“CFMEU”) The ACCC is seeking penalties from the...

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Obeid Appeal Dismissed

December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 20 November 2014, the Full Federal Court handed down its unanimous judgment dismissing the appeal of Paul and Moses Obeid, whilst simultaneously upholding the validity of the compulsory examination notice. (“s 155 notice”) We...

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