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Misuse of market power - Court rejects ACCC allegations against Pfizer
Insight 25 May 2018

The full federal court have ruled in favour of Pfizer against the ACCC alleging that Pfizer used its market power for an anti-competitive purpose (s 46) and engaged in exclusive dealing conduct for the purpose of substantially lessening competition in the atorvastatin market (s 47). ...

Competing class actions - the court takes control
Insight 24 May 2018

The Federal Court has made orders permanently staying two competing shareholder class actions against GetSwift Limited and allowing a third class action to proceed The latest in a series of judgments where the courts have grappled with the problem of competing class actions Justice Lees decision ...

Federal Court imposes highest penalty to date
Insight 22 May 2018

The Full Federal Court has allowed the ACCCs appeal and imposed penalties of 46 million for cartel conduct on Japanese wire harness manufacturer Yazaki Corporation The penalty was increased to 46 million from 95 million on appeal and is the highest-ever penalty under the Competition and Consumer Act ...

Last minute increase to scheme consideration - a more flexible approach?
Insight 02 May 2018

A recent Federal Court decision shows a pragmatic approach by the court, in relation to takeover bids effected by way of scheme of arrangement ...

ASIC's sanctions and powers to be strengthened
Insight 23 Apr 2018

The Federal Government has announced that it proposes to strengthen ASICs powers and to increase the severity of penalties civil and criminal that can be imposed on individuals and corporations in line with the ASIC Enforcement Review Taskforces recommendations Partner Rachel Nicolson and Senior ...

Federal Court homes in on Anti-Dumping Commission's calculation of duties on Chinese steel imports
Insight 11 Apr 2018

In a rare appellate court decision dealing with anti-dumping law, the FFCA has clarified that the Anti-Dumping Commission's ability to calculate hypothetical amounts for the purposes of determining normal value is not at large, and must conform strictly with anti-dumping legislation ...

Contract Law Update 2017
Insight 07 Mar 2018

The phrase ready and willing to perform a contract is very familiar to lawyers But what exactly does it mean and why is it important The NSW Court of Appeal gave the answer last year in one of many interesting appellate decisions summarised in our annual Contract Law Update Some other principles ...

Linklaters Insights: Anti-bribery and corruption law and enforcement across the globe
Insight 24 Jan 2018

Understanding the global reach of anti-bribery and corruption regulation as well as the application of it within a specific jurisdiction is key to managing risk for international businesses Our global alliance partner with input from Allens examines 24 jurisdictions across the Asia-Pacific Europe ...

Court finds PZ Cussons spotless in alleged laundry detergent cartel
Insight 19 Jan 2018

Allens acted for PZ Cussons in successfully defending the first contested hub and spoke cartel case brought by the ACCC ...

Linklaters Insights: Business Crime Quarterly
Insight 19 Jan 2018

In the Business Crime Quarterly Autumn 2017 edition our global alliance partner Linklaters examined the extent to which international regulators and prosecutors are increasingly working together to tackle economic crime We contributed summaries on the recently published judgment in the Tabcorp civil ...