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Are class action waiver clauses unfair under the UCT regime in the Australian Consumer Law?...

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All’s Fair in Law and Forum?

May 3, 2023 | 0 Comments

Are exclusive jurisdiction, choice of forum and choice of law clauses unfair under the unfair unfair contract terms regime in the Australian Consumer Law?...

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Sharing the load but not the penalty

November 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

$1 million penalty in market-sharing crane cartel...

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Federal Court decision 'cements' importance of compliance with secondary boycott provisions in Part IV of the CCA...

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Federal Court finds merger documents provided to ACCC are admissible in subsequent and unrelated civil cartel prosecution...

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ACCC Constructs Successful Boycott Case

March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has continued to build on its efforts in the construction industry with recent success in proceedings against construction company Hutchinson and the CFMMEU.  The result is a much-needed win for the ACCC after a...

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Federal Court sinks class action waiver clause

October 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court of Australia has recently dismissed an application to stay part of a class action commenced on behalf of passengers aboard the Ruby Princess during its ill-fated voyage in early 2020. The significance...

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The Full Court’s recent decision in Geowash confirms that regulators have a powerful tool through which to address systematic unconscionable conduct...

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