Jurisdiction: US

On 10 March 2016, US-based document management juggernaut, Iron Mountain Inc., submitted draft s87B undertakings to the ACCC in connection with its proposed buyout of rival storage and information management services company, Recall Holdings Limited. The...

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Last bite of the Apple

March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Apple ebook saga in the US comes to an end...

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Spain has released its proposal for implementing the EU’s Directive on competition damages in private proceedings...

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Lights out for Lumosity misrepresentations in US

February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Penalty or compensation, and how much is enough for a regulatory settlement?...

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Key themes, insights and dialogue from the 2016 Mobile World Congress, with a focus on Australian competition...

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Sims looks ahead to consumer law review

December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Delivering the keynote address at the recent Australiasian Consumer Law Roundtable in Canberra, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims discussed the current state of the Australian Consumer Law (“ACL”) in light of the upcoming ACL review in...

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Ok Google…how do you plead?

April 23, 2015 | 1 Comments

Google has ranked #1 on the European Commission’s hit-list this week...

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The US Department of Justice had one fine year fighting cartels in 2014, with its Antitrust Division collecting $1.861 billion in criminal fines and penalties for the fiscal year ending 30 September 2014. The Department’s...

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Double jeopardy

November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our PRC colleagues  Susan Ning, Kate Peng, Sarah Eder and Gao Sibo have written an interesting article on the approach that Chinese antitrust regulators may take to double jeopardy for international cartel conduct. Susan and her team...

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Reebok runs into more regulator trouble

November 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Back in January we posted about the ACCC commencing proceedings against Reebok Australia Pty Ltd (“Reebok”).  In October the Federal Court made consent orders requiring Reebok to pay a pecuniary penalty of $350,000 and comply...

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