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Court clarifies when the ACCC can put your assets in the deep freeze in consumer harm cases
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 1 2016

Freezing orders under the ACL are to preserve assets to meet orders for compensation, but not to preserve assets to meet pecuniary penalties


You win some, you lose some
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 11 2016

In proceedings brought by the ACCC, the Federal Court recently found that Italian cable giant Prysmian Cavi e Sistemi S.r.l. (Prysmian) engaged in


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


Game Over: Federal Court finds Valve in Breach of Australian Consumer Law
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • July 5 2016

On 24 March 2016, Justice Edelman of the Federal Court of Australia handed down a judgment against American company Valve Corporation (Valve) in the


Brexit - Implications for Australian businesses
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 28 2016

On 23 June 2016, a referendum was passed in the UK for the UK to "Brexit" or exit from the European Union (EU). This will have significant


There’s no such thing as a free bet in Australia
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • June 15 2016

When Bet365 prominently displayed $200 FREE BETS FOR NEW CUSTOMERS on the Opening Page of its website, it was targeting new customers who shared the


Going to Market - consumer law update - June 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • June 14 2016

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


The Gatherer - June 2016
  • Wrays
  • Australia, European Union, Indonesia, United Kingdom
  • June 8 2016

There is a significant buzz in the financial world, and increasingly in other industry domains, around the potential impact of blockchain-like


Recent ACCC Cases highlight the importance of Competition and Consumer Law Compliance Programs in Australia
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia
  • May 24 2016

A recent penalty against laundry detergent market participants shows keeping clean from a competition perspective, has never been more important


Antitrust Alert: Australian Court Holds U.S. Online Company Liable for Breach of Australian Consumer Law
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • May 13 2016

The Federal Court of Australia has held that United States company Valve Corporation, through its online gaming platform, engaged in misleading or