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GPs given a clean bill of health to engage in price setting
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • March 18 2013

The ACCC has granted authorisation to individual General Practitioners (GPs) working in shared practices to allow them to engage in intra-practice

ACCC proposes to reauthorise collective negotiations by rural doctors
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • September 11 2013

On 28 August 2013, the ACCC issued a draft determination proposing to allow the Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA) and its state

A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

Competition law scrutiny of patent settlements a new focus in Australia?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • October 24 2016

Settlement agreements in patent disputes between pharmaceutical companies may soon face greater competition law scrutiny in Australia. The

Doing business in Australia: An introductory guide
  • PwC Australia
  • Australia, Global, OECD
  • October 20 2016

Australia is the world's sixth largest country, comprising an area of approximately 7.7 million square kilometres. It is a vast continent covering a

Australian Federal Court decides protecting your brand against generic pharmaceuticals is not a misuse of market power
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia
  • March 18 2015

In a decision which will be welcomed by many pharmaceutical companies the Federal Court of Australia recently dismissed proceedings instituted by the

ACCC allegedly misled by Medicines Australia Code of Conduct
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • August 25 2014

We previously reported that Medicines Australia submitted its 18th Edition of the Code of Conduct for approval by the ACCC. Subsequently, the Royal

By the numbers
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 13 2014

The CMA has seen a decline in the overall number of merger decisions in the past year. It made 65 phase 1 merger decisions in 2013-14, down from 100

ACCC v Pfizer some guidance to pharmaceutical companies on navigating competition risk
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • March 3 2015

The Federal Court of Australia has recently dismissed the ACCC’s case against pharmaceutical company Pfizer. The ACCC alleged that Pfizer had misused

Below cost pricing?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • September 1 2014

According to reports in Friday's Australian FianancialRreview, (Hannah Low, page 32), the ACCC has sought to widen its claim against Pfizer. We