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Global remedies for global transactions – what makes the ACCC take a different approach?
Insight 26 Jul 2021

As global M&A activity surges, we address the challenges your global deal could face, focusing on the likelihood that the ACCC accepts additional and/or separate remedies to those provided to merger control agencies in other jurisdictions. ...

Allens acts for Salesforce on obtaining ACCC clearance
News 22 Jul 2021

'We are pleased to have acted for Salesforce in such a significant acquisition. Combining Salesforce and Slack's complementary solutions is expected to enhance the way organisations and people work ...

Multiple Federal Court rulings on unconscionable conduct and false and misleading representations; and other developments
Insight 14 Jul 2021

Brownes Dairy's non-compliance with Dairy Code; Captain Cook College acted unconscionably; Nine Entertainment Co pays penalties; proposed ACCC authorisation of Country Press Australia collective bargaining agreement; Federal Court orders $1.2 million penalty on Sumo; and Geowash appeal dismissed ...

Federal Court decision highlights it's vital to get incentives right and have strong governance systems
Insight 09 Jul 2021

The recent Federal Court decision ACCC v Telstra [2021] FCA 502 highlights an emerging risk area for boards and senior management in the use of incentive-based remuneration and sales targets for consumer-facing businesses ...

New motor vehicle service and repair information laws speed through Parliament; and other developments
Insight 24 Jun 2021

Grape Co; new motor vehicle service and repair information laws; Dye & Durham's acquisition of GlobalX; university competition law exemption; digiDirect; Woolworths' acquisition of shares in PFD Food Services ...

ACCC calls for significant reforms to the Murray-Darling Basin water markets
Insight 22 Jun 2021

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released the final report of its inquiry into the Murray-Darling Basin (Basin) water markets. ...

No criminal conduct found in Australia's first competition law matter heard by a jury; and other developments
Insight 10 Jun 2021

Country Care criminal cartel conduct case; Mosaic; Honeysuckle Health and nib; Jump swim; and Salesforce Slack merger. ...

Attempted cartel on exhibition in relation to National Gallery tender; ACCC takes a bite of Epic v Apple jurisdiction appeal; no take-off for Qantas/Japan Airlines alliance as ACCC proposes to deny authorisation; and other developments
Insight 27 May 2021

Attempted cartel on exhibition in relation to National Gallery tender; ACCC takes a bite of Epic v Apple jurisdiction appeal; no take-off for Qantas/Japan Airlines alliance as ACCC proposes to deny authorisation; and other developments ...

ACCC not hAPPy with app marketplaces; car rental company pulled over for unconscionable conduct; Garuda proceedings finally touch down; and other developments
Insight 05 May 2021

ACCC not hAPPy with app marketplaces; car rental company pulled over for unconscionable conduct; Garuda proceedings finally touch down; and other developments ...

Your jointly proposed pecuniary penalty may not be appropriate
Insight 27 Apr 2021

The decision of the Full Federal Court in the appeal of Volkswagen v ACCC is an important reminder of the court's supervisory role in approving pecuniary penalties jointly proposed by parties to a proceeding. It also reinforces an identifiable increase in the value of pecuniary penalties sought and obtained by the Australian regulators in enforcement proceedings since 2015. ...

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