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Going to Market - Consumer law update - February 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • February 4 2016

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law are high with increased penalties, new fair trading and consumer credit regimes and more

Competition review: January 2016
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • January 28 2016

In proceedings filed in the Federal Court on 10 December 2015, the ACCC alleges that Woolworths Limited (Woolworths) engaged in unconscionable

Competition Bites - ASEAN & Beyond
  • Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
  • Africa, Asia-Pacific, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, South Korea, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, Hong Kong, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore
  • January 15 2016

The update reminds all of the importance of complying with competition laws across different countries. For businesses active in ASEAN, given that

Global Cartel Enforcement: 2015 Year in Review
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, European Union, Hong Kong, South Korea, USA, India, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, South Africa
  • January 14 2016

Surging fines in the United States were countered by a marked decline in cartel fines globally this year, most notably in the European Union and

How the Nurofen Specific Pain Range marketing strategy was undone as misleading by the ACCC
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • January 12 2016

It was a brilliant marketing strategy instead of marketing the fast-acting Nurofen for pain relief as one product effective for a range of pains (as

Normal transition restored: “Agreed penalties” reinstated!
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • January 7 2016

The High Court has re-established the long-standing practice of regulators (such as the ACCC, ASIC and ATO) and respondents negotiating and submitting

RK Business Insights February 2016
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • January 1 2016

Russell Kennedy were involved in many significant mergers and acquisitions transactions in 2015. The transactions covered many sectors including

What a year incompetition!
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • December 24 2015

2015 has been a bumper year in the world of Australian Competition law, from the release of the Harper Panel's report to the disappearance (and

ACCC steam cleans Electrodry
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • December 23 2015

The ACCC has been successful in another action over the publishing of false testimonials online. On 18 December 2015, the franchisor of the

Same same but different? Federal Court finds Reckitt Benckiser’sNurofen’s marketing of the ‘specific pain relief’ range constitutes misleading and deceptive conduct
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • December 22 2015

Last week Justice Edelman delivered judgment in the Federal Court, finding that Reckitt Benckiser (Australia)'s packaging and website descriptions of