Sector: Industrials

Putting the wrong foot forward…

March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

CMA probes alleged anti-competitive conduct in the UK clothing, footwear and fashion sector....

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Kia goes cap in hand

February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following an investigation by the ACCC, Kia Motors Australia Pty Limited (Kia) has agreed to amend the terms and conditions of its capped price servicing offer to consumers. Background From 2012 onwards, Kia made representations...

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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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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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On 30 October 2014, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) released their joint 2013-14 Annual Report. The 390-page report details the actions taken by the ACCC and AER...

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The ACCC forks out more penalties…

October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court has by consent ordered penalties totalling $8.3 million against Renegade Gas Pty Ltd (trading as Supagas NSW) (Renegade Gas), Speed-E-Gas (NSW) Pty Ltd (Speed-E-Gas), and three current and former senior officers of those...

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Tyres, Umbrella Claims and Limitation Periods

October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

In September, our London colleagues Sarah Turnbull and Elaine Whiteford contributed a chapter to the 7th edition of The International Comparative Legal guide to: Competition Litigation 2015. Their chapter discusses a number of significant developments and...

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Cartel offender takes action against EU

July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year, we reported on the first successful extradition of a foreign national for criminal anti-competitive conduct. In April 2014, Italian citizen Romano Pisciotti was extradited to the United States from Germany for bid-rigging conduct...

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Sharon Henrick and Donny Low have written an insightful article on who is the Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC). With the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance set to take effect in 2015, and guidelines on different issues...

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Hand him over

April 22, 2014 | 1 Comments

The US Department of Justice recently announced that it had successfully extradited the first foreign national on antitrust (competition law) charges, indicating that the US government will continue its forceful approach to pursuing foreign executives...

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