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First Apple, now Thermomix - are you next on the ACCC's hit list?
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • July 19 2017

This year, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has made no secret of the fact it is pursuing big penalties against big players

Vocational Education and Training Industry Service Providers taught a lesson in the Federal Court
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 19 2017

Vocational education providers have been on the top of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's hit list. In the last two months alone

Doing business in Australia
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia, Global
  • May 9 2017

Australia (also known as the Commonwealth of Australia) is a federation formed in 1901 with six states (New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South

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

What to expect for competition and consumer law in 2017
  • PwC Australia
  • Australia
  • January 17 2017

As the Government looks to implement key reforms recommended under the Harper Review and the ACCC reflects on recent wins in the enforcement area

Australia Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

From 1 January, a new MAAL (broadly based on the first limb of the United Kingdom's Diverted Profits Tax) applies to 'significant global entities' to

Normal commercial conduct not unconscionable, says Federal Court
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 13 2016

In an important decision about the proper limits of "unconscionable conduct" under the Australian Competition Law, the Federal Court has found that a

ACCC fails to Mind the Gap' in unconscionable conduct case against Woolworths
  • PwC Australia
  • Australia
  • December 12 2016

The Federal Court has dismissed the ACCC's unconscionable conduct case against Woolworths

General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before

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