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ACCC's PZ Cussons laundry detergent cartel appeal goes down the drain; ACCC Chair talks merger law reforms and digital platforms; and Kogan in court for misleading discount promotions.
Insight 29 May 2019

ACCC's PZ Cussons laundry detergent cartel appeal goes down the drain The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has dismissed the ACCC's appeal against an earlier ruling of the Federal Court ...

Penalties for Garuda and Jetstar; the ACCC investigates the wine grape market; and consultation on the ACCC's proposed collective bargaining class exemption.
Insight 14 Jun 2019

PT Garuda grounded as air cargo cartel penalties get heavier The Federal Court has ordered PT Garuda Indonesia to pay penalties totalling $19 million for its involvement in a global air cargo carte ...

Electricity industry developments; Consumer Data Right draft rules released; and ACCC finds competition still a trademark of IP service markets.
Insight 03 Apr 2019

  Electricity industry developments – Senate Committee gives green light to energy divestment bill and ACCC issues first electricity monitoring report The Senate Economics Legislation Committee has ...

ACCC releases draft Consumer Data Right Rules for consultation
Insight 15 Apr 2019

In preparation for the implementation of the first phase of the Consumer Data Right ( CDR ) on 1 July 2019, the ACCC has released draft CDR Rules for consultation. The draft rules detail how the CD ...

Criminal cartel charges for alleged forex price fixing; iSelect in court; and the ACCC and FBI strengthen their ties.
Insight 17 Apr 2019

Criminal cartel charges laid for alleged forex price fixing The Commonwealth DPP has laid criminal cartel charges against Vina Money Transfer Pty Ltd, a money transfer business, for allegedly fixin ...

Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement, draft CDR rules and other developments
Insight 05 Apr 2019

Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement is signed; the ACCC publishes its draft CDR draft; the Federal Court dismisses an application for judicial review of the Takeover Panel's decision regarding ...

Royal Commission: Round 1 - experiences with consumer lending practices
Insight 02 Oct 2018

Written by Partner Alexandra Mason and Associate Keerthi Ravi In examining the topic of consumer lending, the Commission considered issues arising from the sale of credit products – including ...

Personal Property Security regime commences in PNG
Insight 10 May 2016

The commencement of the Personal Property Security regime means important changes to the way companies transact business in Papua New Guinea. Partner Karla Fraser and Senior Associate Sarah Kuman ...

Bringing light to the shadows: regulation of the Australian shadow banking sector
Insight 08 Aug 2014

Written by Partner Karla Fraser, Managing Associate Nick Church and Associate Gabriela Wilson Plenty of attention has been lavished on the shadow banking sector ever since its vulnerabilities were ...

Productivity Commission releases draft report on competition in the financial system
Insight 20 Feb 2018

Written by Partner Rosannah Healy, Associate Fiona Sam and Lawyer Nicholas Allingham The Productivity Commission released its draft report on competition in the financial system on 7 February 2018. ...