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ACCC - 2016 in Review
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • February 20 2017

Each year, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) releases their Compliance and Enforcement Policy highlighting the areas they will

A new frontier: Going where the ACCC has not gone before
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia
  • February 10 2017

In December 2016, Australian courts handed down four significant decisions that provide insights into the way in which Australian courts and the

Dentons' pick of global regulatory trends to watch in 2017
  • Dentons
  • Australia, Canada, China, European Union, Germany, Mexico, OECD, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 9 2017

Dentons’ team of regulatory lawyers from key jurisdictions around the world weigh in on regulatory trends to watch in 2017 in the US, Europe, the UK

Woolies ‘Mind the Gap’ scheme found not to be unconscionable
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • February 9 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleged that Woolworths engaged in unconscionable conduct within the meaning of the

Competitionantitrust law
  • Dentons
  • USA, Canada, China, European Union, Germany, OECD, United Kingdom, Australia
  • February 9 2017

In the wake of the 2016 elections, we now await the decision as to who will be the "antitrust guard" at the top of the US Department

Asia Pacific newsletter on competition law
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Asia-Pacific, Australia, China, Malaysia
  • February 2 2017

The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) in Australia has laid criminal charges against Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K-Line), alleging that

Full Court increases “manifestly inadequate” civil penalty for ACL breaches
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 2 2017

Penalties for Australian Consumer Law (ACL) breaches may sharply increase, given the recent decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court in ACCC

Nailed! Marque Lawyers' semiregular wrap up of who's been sprung by the ACCC and how much it cost them
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 1 2017

We called it! The ACCC won its appeal against the measly $1.7M fine to Reckitt Benckiser for misleading consumers with its Nurofen pain specific

The High Court's Flight Centre decision signals some turbulence ahead for distributors, agents and online platforms
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia
  • January 31 2017

On 14 December 2016, the High Court majority ruled in favour of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in its case against Flight

Reckitt Benckiser’s Nurofen nightmare continues: $1.7 million penalty increased to $6 million
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • January 27 2017

In the weeks leading up to Christmas 2016, the ACCC won a number of multi-million dollar victories against several high profile litigants for conduct