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Unconscionable conduct – as elusive as ever?

Australia - April 5 2013 The ACCC has an ongoing priority to investigate claims of unconscionable conduct and, where appropriate, to take court action. The prohibitions…

Nathan Kiratzis

Competition Appeal Board of Singapore decision on SISTIC exclusive agreements

Australia, Singapore - July 18 2012 In the first abuse of dominance case under Singapore’s Competition Act, the Competition Appeal Board (Appeal Board) upheld an abuse of dominance decision by the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) against SISTIC, Singapore’s largest ticketing services provider.

Caris Cadd

New cartel laws – getting the joint venture right

Australia - August 28 2009 Amendments to the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth) (TPA) came into effect on 24 July 2009 introducing new criminal offences and civil penalty provisions for cartel conduct, which is defined to prohibit agreements and activities between competitors in a wide range of situations.

Matthew Bull

The long arm of the Australian Consumer Law reaches offshore

Australia - April 29 2016 On 24 March 2016, the Federal Court held that Valve Corporation (Valve) - a company based in the United States that operates an online game…

Felicity Lee, Peter Strickland

Government’s ‘root and branch’ review of competition policy

Australia - January 9 2014 The Government has made it clear that it will conduct a ‘root and branch’ review of Australia’s competition law and policy. The necessary steps to…