Jurisdiction: Australia

ACCC intervention into standard form stevedore contracts sheds light on its approach to B2B unfair contract terms...

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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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In a speech last Thursday announcing the ACCC’s 2019 Product Safety Priorities, Chairman Rod Sims drew attention to the absence in Australian law of a general prohibition on the selling of unsafe goods, with particular...

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Businesses who license their IP rights need to act now and review their licensing and assignment arrangements to ensure compliance with the CCA....

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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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Banking on the ACCC

February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

As the banking world digests Commissioner Hayne’s report, we look at what the Banking Royal Commission might mean for the ACCC....

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No Wiggle Room for Overseas Providers

December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

ACL bites sporting goods provider...

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No More Tampon Tax!

December 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

ACCC to monitor the price of feminine hygiene products ...

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