ACCC lost cartel case because Loyal, Cascade were not competitors, judge rules
Competition & Consumer Protection August 20, 2018 11:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

The two coal companies at the centre of an ACCC case alleging an unlawful agreement to rig the tender process for mining exploration licenses were not competitors, a judge has ruled in dismissing the watchdog’s cartel case.

Viterra points finger at ex-employees in trial over $420M Joe White sale
Trials August 20, 2018 9:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Viterra is blaming several former employees for representations made about malt quality in the lead-up to the $420 million sale of its Joe White business to Cargill Australia in 2013.

Murray Goulburn faces second class action over profit downgrade
Class Actions August 20, 2018 2:04 pm By Christine Caulfield

Milk supplier Murray Goulburn has been hit with a second class action over its profit forecast revision in 2016 that wiped 40 percent off the dairy cooperative’s investment value.