Jurisdiction: US

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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The final voyage of Australia's international shipping cartel proceedings docked permanently on 4 February 2021 as the Federal Court of Australia imposed a $24 million fine on Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS (Wallenius). Wallenius was fined...

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When minority shareholdings trigger investigations The UK’s competition watchdog has approved Amazon’s 16% slice out of online food delivery company, Deliveroo. This followed more than a year of deliberations. The decision was announced by the...

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ACCC and other competition authorities sign MOU to cooperate...

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US Congress passes bill to remove the time limit on protection against treble damages, preserving the incentive for whistle blowers....

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Naut so fast

September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

After more than four years of investigations by the ACCC, on 23 August 2019 the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) charged Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS (WWO), a Norwegian-based global shipping company, with criminal cartel...

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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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How amendments to the regulation of EFTPOS surcharges will affect both businesses and consumers in Australia...

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Big Data, Keeps Getting Bigger

June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The combination of big data and algorithms is one of the hot topics globally. It is showing no signs of slowing down with ever greater regulatory scrutiny....

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Anchors aweigh (again!)

November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC commences its second ever criminal cartel prosecution, against Japanese based shipping company...

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