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Settling enforcement proceedings with the ACCC just got harder
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • May 11 2015

A recent decision has clarified that the Federal Court is unable to receive submissions on an appropriate penalty (or range of penalties) from the

Where to now for agreed civil penalty outcomes following the CFMEU and Barbaro decisions?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • May 8 2015

On 1 May 2015, the Full Court of the Federal Court delivered its decision in Director, Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate v Construction

Australian coastal trading market update
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • Australia
  • May 5 2015

Since its introduction in 2012, the Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012 (Cth) (the CTA) has been the subject of criticism by

Full Federal Court restates position on use of agreed penalties
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • May 4 2015

A decision handed down 1 May 2015 is set to change the landscape of pecuniary penalty proceedings. The decision in Director, Fair Work Building

Food law: quick bites and upcoming calendar
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • April 30 2015

The ACCC is seeking leave to appeal the Federal Court decision dismissing its case against Pfizer for alleged misuse of market power and exclusive

Traversing the patent cliff
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • April 29 2015

On 25 February 2015, the Federal Court handed down its much-anticipated judgment in the matter of ACCC v Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd. In dismissing the

Court to feuding franchisor: take down that blog post!
  • Allens
  • Australia
  • 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
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • 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
  • Australia
  • 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
  • Australia
  • April 16 2015

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