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KWM is open for business in Singapore

May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

We’re excited to announce the official opening of our Singapore office!...

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The Federal Government is getting closer to following through on its pre-election commitment to extend the unfair terms regime to small business, finally revealing what type of small business will be protected. Draft exposure legislation...

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Best wishes for the festive season

December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The InCompetition team will be back from 12 January 2015. We hope you have a safe and happy festive season....

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CFMEU faces penalties for Boral boycott

December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fast facts This is the first secondary boycott case in eight years The last secondary boycott case was also against the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (“CFMEU”) The ACCC is seeking penalties from the...

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Nailed it…

October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last week, the ACCC issued a draft determination proposing to grant conditional authorisation to Tooltechnic Systems (Aust) Pty Ltd to set minimum retail prices on Festool power tools for a period of three years. Normally,...

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Competition comrade

October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 21 October 2014, former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam passed away aged 98. Prime Minister between 1972 and 1975, Mr Whitlam  AC, achieved momentous change during his time in government.  Amongst the reforms implemented by...

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On Monday 22 September, the Competition Policy Review Panel released its Draft Report on the effectiveness of Australia’s current competition policy and laws, and its recommendations for the promotion of competition across the country (see...

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Below cost pricing?

September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

According to reports in Friday’s Australian FinancialRreview, (Hannah Low, page 32), the ACCC has sought to widen its claim against Pfizer. We previously reported (see also here) that the ACCC had brought proceedings against Pfizer...

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CUB swims against the tide

May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has taken action against Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) for representations on the labelling of Byron Bay Pale Lager that gave the impression it was brewed by a local Byron Bay brewer, when...

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Peter McInnes Pty Ltd (an importer and wholesaler of kitchenware products in Australia), has provided court-enforceable undertakings to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) following its investigation of allegations that Peter McInnes Pty Ltd...

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