Litigation

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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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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Shots fired at “gun jumping” cartel

March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Cryosite has been ordered by the Federal Court to pay $1.05 million in penalties in Australia's first “gun jumping” cartel conduct case....

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Rod Sims has unveiled the ACCC's 2019 enforcement policy and priorities....

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Rotten Otton hit with highest ever ACL penalty

November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Federal Court issues a record $18 million in penalties for We Buy Houses Pty Ltd and its principal...

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The ACCC’s Annual Report: The Year in Review

October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Still much work to be done...

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Sweet deal for the ACCC

October 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Court agrees to record-breaking individual penalties for exclusive dealing conduct...

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The Supreme Court of the United States has dismissed an appeal relating to alleged anti-competitive conduct in the US credit-card market....

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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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On 22 March 2018, Dowsett J delivered judgment on penalties in ASIC v Cassimatis, the long running litigation related to the collapse of Storm Financial. The judgment provides interesting insights as to the Court’s...

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