Jurisdiction: Australia

InCompetition - Dewalt resale price notification

No minimum price for Dewalt power tools

June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has rekoved a resale price notification lodged by Stanley Black & Decker in respect of Dewalt power tools....

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Federal Court orders Sony to pay a $3.5 million penalty and $100,000 towards ACCC legal costs after Sony admitted that it breached the Australian Consumer Law by engaging in misleading or deceptive conduct and/or making...

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Pay-for-delay pharmaceutical agreements have attracted scrutiny from regulators in the US and EU. With last year's repeal of the intellectual property exemption in the CCA, these agreements are at greater risk of Australian regulatory attention...

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The ACCC's focus on food labelling continues, with Queensland Yoghurt Company landing itself in a "quandairy". "With no use crying over spilt milk", QYC has paid a penalty for an infringement notice....

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Under the new ACL penalty regime, the Federal Court has ordered that STA Travel pay a pecuniary penalty of $14 million for making representations that were false, misleading or deceptive....

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The High Court of Australia allowed an appeal in the Scenic Tours class action, holding that damages for disappointment and distress for breach of contract or the consumer guarantees are not precluded by the non-economic...

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Vodafone TPG merger – the key take outs

April 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Court confirms it is quality not quantity of competition that counts in merger assessments...

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Commonwealth to punish profiteers: New prohibitions against price gouging and export of medical supplies during COVID-19 crisis...

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How is your business responding to the COVID-19 pandemic? This alert examines the key competition and consumer laws that businesses may encounter during this time, discusses how the ACCC, the Courts and the Government...

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On 23 March 2020 the ACCC granted urgent interim authorisation to supermarkets, allowing them to collaborate in the wake of demand issues for essential products spurred by COVID-19....

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