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Another Merger Authorisation - Sea Swift Marine Freight Acquisition Cleared by Competition Tribunal
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • July 26 2016

On 1 July 2016 the Australian Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) authorised Sea Swift Pty Ltd’s (Sea Swift) acquisition of the marine freight business


Mixed result for ACCC in high voltage cable cartel case
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 25 2016

The Federal Court’s recent decision in Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Prysmian Cavi E Sistemi S.R.L. (No 12) 2016 FCA 822


Game on: ASIC hits the jackpot in the Panel in the Ainsworth matter
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 22 2016

The Takeovers Panel accepted undertakings (relatively late in the process) from Mrs Ainsworth (a 8.96 shareholder) to, amongst other things, refrain


ACCC charting new waters with first criminal cartel prosecution
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Japan, USA, Australia, China
  • July 22 2016

On 18 July 2016, Japanese global shipping giant, Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), pleaded guilty to criminal cartel conduct charges in the


First criminal cartel prosecution in Australia
  • PwC Australia
  • Australia
  • July 21 2016

Japanese shipping company, Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) has pleaded guilty to criminal cartel conduct in the Federal Court of Australia. It is


The law is catching up with short stay - Airbnb style accommodation in Australia
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • July 21 2016

A legal framework is emerging for 'local hosts' and 'bed and breakfast' operators who offer short stay accommodation in private homes and residential


Australia's First Criminal Prosecution of Price Fixing
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • July 20 2016

A Japanese shipping company has plead guilty in the first criminal price fixing prosecution by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission


Australia pursues first criminal cartel prosecution
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 20 2016

This week, Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) pleaded guilty to criminal cartel conduct in the Federal Court. It is the


False Testimonials and Reviews - Learning From One Franchisors Mistake
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • July 14 2016

A Whistle & Co (1979) Pty Ltd, is a franchisor of an Electrodry Carpet Cleaning business with over 100 franchisees throughout Australia (except in


Toll Holdings Ltd and Sea Swift successful in application for merger authorisation to the Australian Competition Tribunal
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • July 8 2016

On 1 July 2016, the Australian Competition Tribunal granted authorisation to Sea Swift's proposed acquisition of certain shares and assets relating