Cordato Partners | Australia | 30 Aug 2021
When business partners agree to dissolve their partnership, they often agree to give each partner exclusive rights to particular products and…
Clayton Utz | Australia | 24 Aug 2021
Businesses face massive pecuniary penalties for including or relying on unfair contract terms (UCTs) in standard form consumer or business contracts…
Bird & Bird LLP | Australia | 12 Aug 2021
On 9 July 2021, the Federal Court of Australia overturned a decision to award a stay based on an exclusive jurisdiction/choice of forum clause on the…
Lexology PRO | Australia | 19 Jul 2021
A trade association that represents the Australian red meat industry has complained to the country’s competition authority that Bank Australia and an animal protection organisation have banded together to refuse financial services to red meat and livestock companies.
Lexology PRO | Australia, USA | 9 Jul 2021
An appellate court in Australia has sided with Epic Games and lifted a stay on the developer’s lawsuit accusing Apple of illegally maintaining its monopoly over the distribution of apps and in-app payments on its mobile platform.
Bird & Bird LLP | Australia | 18 Jun 2021
On 3 May 2021, the Federal Court imposed a penalty of $75,000 on Jayco Corporation Pty Ltd (Jayco) in respect of a contravention of section 29(1)(m)…
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 15 Jun 2021
A look at what regulators around the world are doing to address the impact of data on competition in digital markets and clamp down on big tech monopolies.
Lexology PRO | Australia | 11 May 2021
Woolworths Group and PFD Food Services have proposed a behavioural fix to alleviate the Australian competition enforcer’s concerns that their proposed tie-up would harm competition by removing an important buyer in the food distribution market.
Lexology PRO | Australia | 10 May 2021
Australia’s competition watchdog has sought permission to weigh in during Epic Games’ appeal against a decision by the country’s Federal Court to stay its monopolisation lawsuit against Apple.
Lexology PRO | Australia | 5 May 2021
A state-owned port operator misused its market power by imposing a new port access charge on a customer that wanted to switch to a different provider of towage and pilotage services, an Australian court has found.