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UPdate on the IP exemption repeal

May 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last week, King & Wood Mallesons attended the annual conference of the Licensing Executives Society Australia & New Zealand to hear Parnos Munyard, the ACCC’s Director of Advocacy & Law Reform, discuss the repeal of...

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Banking on the ACCC

February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

As the banking world digests Commissioner Hayne’s report, we look at what the Banking Royal Commission might mean for the ACCC....

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The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has handed down its decision in the ACCC's appeal of the Pfizer case. The case considers ‘smoking gun’ documents....

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Possibly as a birthday present to itself, the ACCC has released a statement on the first birthday of the extension of the unfair terms regime to small businesses....

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Misleading claims aren’t cool

November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

It can be a cold, cold world as a respondent in litigation, as the Dulux case reminds us this week. Concluding proceedings commenced in December 2012, the Federal Court this week gave effect to consent...

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Current trends in competition law litigation

April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The ACCC is undertaking more investigations and litigation, including on novel matters, and seeking higher penalties....

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Recent ACCC action is a reminder to look at the overall impression conveyed by packaging and labelling, including the colours, and not to rely on small disclaimers to correct the overall impression, coinciding with the...

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CMA, SFO, MOU, ACCC, CDPP… in the context of recent UK and Australian cartel reforms and clarifications, these are the authorities involved in deciding whether you will face criminal proceedings for cartel conduct. We have...

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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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And then there were two…

December 12, 2012 | 2 Comments

Two more airlines, Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines Cargo, have settled with the ACCC in the air cargo litigation.  The airlines are the eleventh and twelfth airlines to settle, leaving only Air New Zealand and...

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