enforcement

ACCC Chair Rod Sims announced the ACCC’s 2020 compliance and enforcement priorities during his annual speech at the Committee for Economic Development of Australia on 25 February 2020....

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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 ACCC’s announcement that it has signed a cooperation agreement with the FBI signals its increasingly proactive approach to criminal cartel investigations...

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ACCC intervention into standard form stevedore contracts sheds light on its approach to B2B unfair contract terms...

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The European Commission has fined Google €1.49 billion for abusing its market dominance in the market for the brokering of online search adverts....

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gun jumping

Shots fired at “gun jumping” cartel

March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Cryosite has been ordered by the Federal Court to pay $1.05 million in penalties in Australia's first “gun jumping” cartel conduct case....

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Rod Sims has unveiled the ACCC's 2019 enforcement policy and priorities....

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Rotten Otton hit with highest ever ACL penalty

November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Federal Court issues a record $18 million in penalties for We Buy Houses Pty Ltd and its principal...

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The Australian Parliament has passed a Bill increasing the maximum penalties under the Australian Consumer Law...

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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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