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You win some, you lose some

August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

A partial win for the ACCC in high voltage cable cartel litigation...

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From 12 November 2016, the existing unfair contract term protections for consumers will be extended pursuant to the Treasury Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Act 2015 to cover standard form small business...

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In May this year, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC) released a report outlining its findings on a market study into bid-rigging in the construction sector. The report raises concerns that there is widespread collusive...

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Who’s the biggest loser?

May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court has imposed a penalty of $3.55M against SensaSlim and $660,000 against Peter Foster for engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct and making false representations...

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ACCC’s big week of penalties

May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The past week has seen the Federal Court of Australia hand down pecuniary penalties in five different matters – bringing a total of $38 million for the ACCC. These penalties were ordered against a backdrop...

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