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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 New Zealand Government has announced a range of major reforms to NZ’s competition laws, including a relatively controversial proposal to introduce an “effects test” for abuse of dominance and remove various intellectual property exemptions...

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The ACCC's focus on food labelling continues, with Queensland Yoghurt Company landing itself in a "quandairy". "With no use crying over spilt milk", QYC has paid a penalty for an infringement notice....

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ACCCount Report acccounts for a number of firsts

November 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hot off the heels of its Annual Report the ACCC has published its quarterly ACCCount report for July – September 2019....

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Businesses who license their IP rights need to act now and review their licensing and assignment arrangements to ensure compliance with the CCA....

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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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ACCC resolves to re-think its approach to penalties based on OECD report finding that average Australian penalties are substantially lower than those imposed in comparable jurisdictions for breaches of competition law...

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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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February was a frenetic month: the ACCC released its 2018 priorities, two Bills on the ACL were released and the Productivity Commission released its draft report on competition in the Australian Financial System....

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