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Court to feuding franchisor: take down that blog post!

  • Allens
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  • Australia
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  • April 21 2015

The recent Madden v Seafolly appeal sent a very clear warning to business owners about spruiking their own businesses or taking down the competition

Market abuse update April 2015

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 16 2015

2014 was marked by record fines for benchmarkmManipulation globally, criminal prosecutions for insider trading and market manipulation, and the first

Powers and penalties the Harper review’s key enforcement recommendations

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • April 16 2015

There has been significant debate over the ACCC's enforcement powers and penalties for breaches of competition law for a number of years. The lack of

Current trends in competition law litigation

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • April 16 2015

The ACCC is undertaking more investigations and litigation, including on novel matters, and seeking higher penalties. In this video, King & Wood

ACCC successful in action tackling misleading carbon tax claims

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • April 10 2015

On 2 April 2015, the Federal Court imposed a penalty of $520,000 against Actrol Parts Pty Ltd for making false or misleading representations about

ACCC takes action against health service providers

  • Lander & Rogers
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  • Australia
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  • April 10 2015

While claims for damages in tort and contract are common sources of liability for health service providers, recent actions by the Australian

Repeal day bill adds to regulatory burden

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • March 30 2015

In a surprising move, the government is using a repeal day bill to beef up the ACCC's investigative powers. If passed, amendments contained in the

ACCC v Pfizer: fuel for the fire regarding an “effects test”

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • March 27 2015

The ACCC’s loss of another case concerning section 46, the abuse of dominance provision, may well add to the pressure for the Competition Policy

Obeid v Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

  • Cooper Grace Ward
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  • Australia
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  • March 24 2015

The Full Court of the Federal Court recently upheld the validity of compulsory examination notices issued by the ACCC to Paul and Moses Obeid, sons

Bidding for Mt Penny: s. 155 notices and alleged breaches of competition laws in bidding processes

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • March 19 2015

A novel attempt to set aside a section 155 notice only shows how hard it is to do so. Competition laws apply to bids for government licences issued