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ACCC v Pfizer - Special Leave Application
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 19 2018

The ACCC has today been refused special leave to appeal to the High Court in its long running case against Pfizer. The ACCC first brought its case


Bundling Pfizer with Baxter - does the ACCC’s loss to Pfizer cast doubt on their win over Baxter?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • August 23 2018

Earlier this year, the Full Court of the Federal Court handed down its decision on the ACCC's appeal in the Pfizer case. In dismissing the appeal


ACCC: Broadband Speed Claims - Industry Guidance - August 2017
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 26 2017

The ACCC has previously stated that speed and performance claims regarding retail fixed-line broadband plans are one of its Compliance and


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


Franchising - Recent Actions by the ACCC
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 25 2017

Recent action by the ACCC against Domino's and Ultra Tune signals a clear warning to franchisors that the ACCC is intent on enforcing compliance with


Landmark Decision in Competition Law in Australia
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 15 2016

On 14 December 2016 the High Court found in favour of the ACCC in proceedings concerning anti-competitive conduct by Flight Centre between the years


Competition and Consumer Act - Legislative Change Following the Election
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • August 10 2016

In March this year the Turnbull Government indicated that it would replace the current misuse of market power provision in section 46 of the


Federal Court turns off the tap on drip pricing
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 15 2015

The Federal Court of Australia recently ruled that both Jetstar and Virgin engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct and the making of false or


Flight Centre v ACCC: thought-crimes and legal fiction
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 14 2015

The ACCC’s loss of appeals in two cases against intermediaries for price fixing (Flight Centre and ANZMortgage Refunds) appears to resolve two


Which “effects test” for section 46: Europe, USA, or Australia?
  • Piper Alderman
  • USA, Australia, European Union
  • May 11 2015

The Competition Policy Review's final report delivered in March 2015 recommends that section 46 should be amended to introduce an "effects" test in