cartel

Changes to the ‘ACCC immunity and cooperation policy: frequently asked questions’ increase the price of immunity...

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Federal Court decision 'cements' importance of compliance with secondary boycott provisions in Part IV of the CCA...

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The ACCC’s draft determination is notable as the first occasion on which a pharmaceutical settlement and licence agreement has been considered in the authorisation context in Australia. The scepticism with which the ACCC approached the...

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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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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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Scaffold for criminal charges fails

August 20, 2021 | 0 Comments

On 17 August 2021, the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) withdrew criminal cartel charges against the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) and its Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Divisional Branch Secretary, Mr...

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InCompetition | penalty units

Penalty units balloon

July 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

Commonwealth penalty units increased on 1 July 2020 for the first time in three years....

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Pharmaceutical company Alkaloids of Australia and its former export manager charged with criminal cartel offences following ACCC investigation...

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Bringing contempt to ACCCount

October 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has demonstrated once again that it will pursue contempt actions in a range of contexts....

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

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