Litigation

Airbnb, ACCC

No vacation for Airbnb

June 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

ACCC homes in on accommodation pricing, continuing its focus on pricing statements by digital platforms...

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ACCC deals the cards on payment networks

June 8, 2022 | 0 Comments

ACCC launches proceedings against Mastercard for anti-competitive conduct...

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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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Both the ACCC and Mazda have appealed the November 2021 decision of Justice O’Callaghan of the Federal Court of Australia. In that decision, the Court found that Mazda engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct and...

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Peters Ice Cream gets its just desserts

April 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

Peters Ice Cream admits to engaging in exclusive dealing and agrees to the imposition of a $12 million pecuniary penalty. ...

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A couple have successfully claimed they were misled into purchasing a $9.58m off-the-plan apartment in Melbourne due to misleading representations made by the property developer. ...

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Is your green claim true blue?

March 4, 2022 | 0 Comments

Environmental sustainability named as key ACCC priority for FY22/23...

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boycott

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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Scaffold for criminal charges fails

August 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

On 17 August 2021, the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) withdrew criminal cartel charges against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) and its Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Divisional Branch Secretary, Mr...

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