competition and consumer act

The ACCC has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against Peters Ice Cream) in the first exclusive dealing action commenced by the ACCC in approximately two years....

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InCompetition - Dewalt resale price notification

No minimum price for Dewalt power tools

June 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has rekoved a resale price notification lodged by Stanley Black & Decker in respect of Dewalt power tools....

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The High Court of Australia allowed an appeal in the Scenic Tours class action, holding that damages for disappointment and distress for breach of contract or the consumer guarantees are not precluded by the non-economic...

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The ACCC’s priority focus on anti-competitive behaviour in the commercial construction sector lays solid foundations for 2018....

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ACCC beaten by egg producers in the Full Court

September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Full Federal Court dismisses the ACCC’s appeal in its case against the Australian Egg Corporation and others for attempting to induce egg producers to reduce the supply of eggs...

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It seems that Fair Trading/Consumer Affairs Ministers across the country have put aside their political differences to reach agreement on recommended changes to the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). The Commonwealth, State, Territory and New Zealand...

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On 5 May 2017, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) published its draft decision not to ‘declare’ a wholesale domestic mobile roaming service (domestic mobile roaming service). The ACCC’s inquiry into whether to declare...

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Show me the money

February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

ACCC Chairman Rod Sims promises to seek higher pecuniary penalties in the courts....

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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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