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Uber

Judge Casts Doubt on “Uber” Penalty

August 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

In a recent penalty hearing between the ACCC and Uber B.V. (UBV) that was expected to be a relatively uneventful affair, a judge of the Federal Court of Australia has labelled an agreed $26 million penalty...

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Button battery suppliers must comply with new mandatory information and safety standards which took effect on 22 June 2022...

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ACCC and AER announce joint investigation into potential price gouging by energy companies

Lights Out on Price Gouging

June 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

ACCC and AER announce joint investigation into potential price gouging by energy companies amid Australian power crisis....

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competition in the financial services sector

Financial Services: Comply or Pay the Price

June 14, 2022 | 0 Comments

One of the ACCC's key compliance and enforcement priorities is competition in the financial services sector, with a focus on payment services...

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The Labor Party has promised to increase penalties under the Competition & Consumer Act and amend the Unfair Contract Terms regime....

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Federal Court finds merger documents provided to ACCC are admissible in subsequent and unrelated civil cartel prosecution...

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Both the ACCC and Mazda have appealed the November 2021 decision of Justice O’Callaghan of the Federal Court of Australia. In that decision, the Court found that Mazda engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct and...

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Peters Ice Cream gets its just desserts

April 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

Peters Ice Cream admits to engaging in exclusive dealing and agrees to the imposition of a $12 million pecuniary penalty. ...

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A couple have successfully claimed they were misled into purchasing a $9.58m off-the-plan apartment in Melbourne due to misleading representations made by the property developer. ...

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boycott

ACCC Constructs Successful Boycott Case

March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has continued to build on its efforts in the construction industry with recent success in proceedings against construction company Hutchinson and the CFMMEU.  The result is a much-needed win for the ACCC after a...

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