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CFMEU faces penalties for Boral boycott

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 24 2014

This is the first secondary boycott case in eight years The last secondary boycott case was also against the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy

Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 19 2014

As we approach the end of 2014, it is timely to reflect on events during the year. While there were many important developments, here are our

In touch: competition law update

  • Allens
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 18 2014

You will recall that the Harper Review Panel released its draft report on 22 September 2014. For more detail, read the Allens Client Update:

Heavy-handed conduct to meet with heavy penalties: ACCC and Coles agree to settle unconscionable conduct cases

  • Addisons
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  • Australia
  • -
  • December 16 2014

In a remarkable turn of events, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and Coles have reached an agreement to settle the two cases

The Tooltechnic authorisation or how we learned to stop worrying and love resale price maintenance

  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • December 9 2014

The ACCC has granted its first authorisation for resale price maintenance - to power-tool importer and distributor Tooltechnic Systems. The

Obeid appeal dismissed

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
  • -
  • December 5 2014

On 20 November 2014, the Full Federal Court handed down its unanimous judgment dismissing the appeal of Paul and Moses Obeid, whilst simultaneously

How much do you value your job? Disqualification orders find their way to Australian competition enforcement

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
  • -
  • December 5 2014

The global financial crisis demonstrated that the only thing standing between most people and hardship is their job. In addition to macroeconomic

ACCC steamed up over refund policies and consumer guarantees

  • Addisons
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 2 2014

On 28 August 2014, the ACCC commenced proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against American company Valve Corporation (Valve), alleging that

Going to market - consumer law update

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
  • -
  • December 2 2014

Our monthly review helps you to keep tabs on consumer law developments in New Zealand and overseas. This edition looks at a recent New Zealand case

Legitimate shopping scheme or pyramid scheme?

  • Addisons
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 1 2014

The ACCC commences Federal Court proceedings in respect of possible breaches of the pyramid scheme and referral sale prohibitions contained in the