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The final voyage of Australia's international shipping cartel proceedings docked permanently on 4 February 2021 as the Federal Court of Australia imposed a $24 million fine on Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS (Wallenius). Wallenius was fined...

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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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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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The Full Federal Court has unanimously dismissed the ACCC’s appeal against TPG Internet Pty Ltd in relation to the marketing and sale of TPG’s mobile, internet and home telephone services plans with a “prepayment” of...

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Under the new ACL penalty regime, the Federal Court has ordered that STA Travel pay a pecuniary penalty of $14 million for making representations that were false, misleading or deceptive....

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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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Vodafone TPG merger – the key take outs

April 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Court confirms it is quality not quantity of competition that counts in merger assessments...

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The ACCC has published its 2018/19 Annual Report, providing us with an in-depth look at its operations for the year....

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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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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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