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Dark clouds loom over common fund orders
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 29 2018

A shadow has been cast over the seemingly well-accepted ability of courts to make common fund orders in third-party funded representative proceedings


ACCC targets pain at Nurofen supplier
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 27 2015

Proceedings have been commenced by the ACCC against Reckitt Benckiser (Australia) alleging that Reckitt Benckiser has engaged in conduct co


ACCC v Pfizer judgment summary and ramifications
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 27 2015

On 25 February 2015, Justice Flick of the Federal Court of Australia ruled in favour of Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd (Pfizer), dismissing the Australian


Taking on the government: what is misfeasance in public office?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 26 2015

A class action has been issued in the New South Wales registry of the Federal Court by applicants claiming to have suffered damage as a result of


Business beware: ACCC releases 2015 priorities
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 20 2015

The ACCC has just released its Compliance and Enforcement Policy for 2015. The Policy contains priorities and areas of activity which the ACCC will


Federal court finds franchisor’s conduct not so squeaky clean
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 18 2015

In late January, Justice Murphy handed down a scathing judgement against South East Melbourne Cleaning (in Liquidation), formerly known as Coverall


Europcar en route to the courts
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 19 2014

The ACCC has commenced proceedings in the Western Australian Registry of the Federal Court against CLA Trading, trading as Europcar Australia. The


Cartel conduct - it’s not such a gas, gas, gas
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 19 2014

A whopping $8.3m in penalties were recently imposed by the Federal Court on two companies and three individuals who engaged in cartel conduct


ACCC gets tough with company officers following section 155 notices
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 20 2014

The ACCC has recently brought criminal proceedings against two corporate officers in relation to investigative notices issued by the Regulator


Weight of the law in favour of weightlifting products company
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 1 2014

The decision in Titan Support Systems Inc v Nguyen provides comfort to companies after the termination of authorised dealerships when former dealers