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ACCC intervention into standard form stevedore contracts sheds light on its approach to B2B unfair contract terms...

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The prosecution of Country Care is the first to prosecute an Australian company and individuals. The progress of the case throws up procedural challenges unique to the new criminal cartel jurisdiction. ...

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The European Commission has fined Google €1.49 billion for abusing its market dominance in the market for the brokering of online search adverts....

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In a speech last Thursday announcing the ACCC’s 2019 Product Safety Priorities, Chairman Rod Sims drew attention to the absence in Australian law of a general prohibition on the selling of unsafe goods, with particular...

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Businesses who license their IP rights need to act now and review their licensing and assignment arrangements to ensure compliance with the CCA....

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ACCCounting for an emboldened regulator

March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The most recent quarterly ACCCount of the ACCC’s regulatory and enforcement activities paints a picture of a regulator emboldened by the new environment cultivated by the Financial Services Royal Commission....

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(Ad)Sense of Deja Vu: Google Fined €1.49b for Abuse of Dominance

March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has fined Google €1.49 billion for abusing its market dominance in the market for the brokering of online search adverts....

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Banking on the ACCC

February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments