Sector: Technology, media, entertainment & telecommunications

EC sends a clear message about the importance of providing full and accurate information in a merger approval filing...

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HKCC primacy

Damages claim gets red light

May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Court confirms stand-alone private enforcement of Hong Kong’s competition law not permitted...

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On 5 May 2017, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) published its draft decision not to ‘declare’ a wholesale domestic mobile roaming service (domestic mobile roaming service). The ACCC’s inquiry into whether to declare...

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The Turnbull Government’s second Budget gives the ACCC new funds for new jobs, hikes ACL penalties and introduces measures for more competitive and fairer energy and banking sectors....

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No major surgery to the ACL – but rehab likely...

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A recent dispute between fierce digital and media rivals highlights the importance of making accurate claims when advertising and when broad claims become more than just ‘puff’...

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Big data, big representations, big implications

January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Facebook faces fines for giving incorrect or misleading information to the European Commission in relation to its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp....

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Steam-powered penalty for Valve’s online games

January 11, 2017 | 2 Comments

A $3 million penalty for a large foreign corporation sounds another warning about misrepresentations regarding Australian consumer guarantees...

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ACCC pursues consumer guarantees case against MSY

Computer says “ACL”

December 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC pursues consumer guarantees case against MSY. On 30 November 2016, the ACCC commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against MSY Technology and related companies that sell computer goods in stores and online ...

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ACCC books Meriton a date in court

November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC commences proceedings against Meriton for manipulating online reviews...

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