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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 ...

New planning and community engagement guidelines for solar farms in Queensland
Insight 27 Mar 2018

New guidelines for planning and community engagement for solar farm development in Queensland will encourage local governments to adopt a consistent approach when assessing solar farm development ...

Solar farm wins court approval despite conflicts with planning schemes
Insight 27 Aug 2018

The Queensland Planning and Environment Court has approved a solar farm located on good quality agricultural land despite high level conflicts between the proposed development and the provisions of ...

Solar farms in the spotlight - Victorian draft guidelines released
Insight 09 Nov 2018

The Victorian Government has released draft guidelines for the design, assessment and development of large-scale solar farms. Partner Jillian Button, Senior Associate Emily Johnstone, Associate ...

ACCC cartel action against Cryosite is a strong reminder of rules prohibiting 'gun jumping'
Insight 13 Jul 2018

The ACCC has instituted Federal Court proceedings against Cryosite Limited for alleged cartel conduct. This is the first case brought by the ACCC alleging 'gun jumping' in a merger, and is a remind ...

Competition news
Insight 19 Jul 2016

In Touch looks at what's been happening in Competition this month, and what it means for your business. We hope you find this issue interesting and helpful. Please let us know if you would like us ...

Excessive payment surcharging reforms
Insight 11 Jul 2017

As of 1 September 2017, merchants will be prohibited from charging excessive payment surcharges for certain payment methods. Under the new rules, businesses can only pass on to customers what it ...

ACCC brings first 'excessive surcharge' proceedings
Insight 01 Aug 2018

The ACCC has instituted Federal Court proceedings against Europcar for allegedly imposing excessive payment surcharges on customers. This is the first court proceeding commenced by the ACCC under t ...

Recent trends in Australian competition law
Insight 18 Dec 2018

There have been significant developments in Australian competition law over the last 12 months, both from a merger review and enforcement perspective. Onerous merger reviews and criminal cartel ...

NSW Court's ruling on climate change raises concerns for coal industry
Insight 26 Feb 2019

The recent decision of the NSW Land and Environment Court on Gloucester Resources' proposed Rocky Hill Coal Project attracted significant press in the past week, primarily due to the court's commen ...