Sector: Health & pharmaceuticals

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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What the effects test means for business

March 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Government proposal to amend misuse of market power provision in Australia has potential to heighten uncertainty...

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Lights out for Lumosity misrepresentations in US

February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Penalty or compensation, and how much is enough for a regulatory settlement?...

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What a year InCompetition!

December 24, 2015 | 1 Comments

InCompetition looks back at some of the key events in competition law from 2015 and wishes readers a happy festive season...

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The Federal Court has found that Reckitt Benckiser engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in the packaging and online information about a range of Nurofen products....

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Choose your own section 46 adventure

December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Government opens consultation on section 46 reform...

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“Fat-Fighting” Foster Freed

November 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Federal Court orders the early release of Peter Foster for contempt charges...

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Unfair terms expansion a go

October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The coalition government has delivered its pre-election promise to extend unfair contract protections to small business...

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New UK class actions regime for competition and consumer takes effect...

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