Sector: Media & entertainment

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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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Last bite of the Apple

March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Apple ebook saga in the US comes to an end...

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Google knows the way

March 1, 2016 | 1 Comments

UK High Court rules that Google did not engage in anti-competitive conduct...

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Freebie? I wouldn’t bet on it

September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court has found that Bet365 engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false representations in " Free Bets ” offers to new customers...

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Italian Competition Authority looks to sink their boot into pay TV networks over soccer rights...

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The Federal Court of Australia is set to consider the application of the consumer law guarantees to cross border internet sales.  Back in September we blogged in great detail on the novel legal issues arising...

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Our London colleagues at King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin have provided an update on interesting developments in activity by the Swiss antitrust regulator targeting exclusive rebate schemes, which has some parallels with enforcement action...

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Bark but not bite?

March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

In its recent decision of Today FM (Sydney) Pty Limited v Australian Communications and Media Authority [2014] FCAFC 22, the Full Federal Court has held that the investigative and determinative powers of the Australian Communications...

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South Africa presses play on media merger

September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

On 7 August 2013, the South African Competition Commission cleared the second stage of the sale of Independent News & Media South Africa (Pty) Ltd (INMSA), a South African publishing company, subject to conditions relating...

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