Month: March 2014

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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Days are well and truly numbered for unauthorised in-app purchases, following a spate of private and regulatory enforcement action in the United States, and the issue being firmly on the agenda of regulators in the...

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What’s your number?

March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

China merger filings are increasing rapidly with China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) receiving 866 merger review filings (as of 31 December 2013) since the Anti-Monopoly Law took effect on 1 August 2008.  In 2013 alone,...

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The image of deception

March 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 10 March 2014, the Federal Court of Australia found that Breast Check Pty Ltd engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false representations in contravention of s 52 TPA and s 18 ACL,...

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No real surprises

March 11, 2014 | 1 Comments

On 21 February 2014, the ACCC released its Compliance and Enforcement Policy for 2014 which set out its key priorities for 2014. In their alert to clients, Wayne Leach, Melissa Monks and Jansy Man conclude...

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March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has announced that it will oppose AGL’s proposed acquisition of the assets of Macquarie Generation from the NSW Government. The ACCC considers the proposed acquisition would substantially lessen competition in the market for...

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