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ACCC’s cartel case against crane company incoherent, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-03-01 1:31 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The ACCC’s cartel case against family-owned crane company NQCranes suffers from ‘incoherence’, the company’s counsel told the Federal Court on Monday ahead of an application […]

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Kimberly-Clark agrees to pay $200,000 penalty in flushable wipes case
ACCC 2021-02-12 1:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

US consumer goods giant Kimberly-Clark has agreed to pay $200,000 for misleading ‘Made in Australia’ representations made on its ‘flushable’ wipes. During a Friday hearing, […]

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ACCC’s conduct in cartel case ‘troubling’, says lawyer for NQCranes
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-02-15 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Counsel for Queensland-based NQCranes has lashed out at the ACCC for seeking to amend its cartel action against the crane company, telling a court the […]

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ACCC appeals loss in Employsure case over Google ads, keywords
Appeals 2020-10-29 5:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC has lodged an appeal after a judge threw out its case against Employsure alleging the specialist workplace relations consultancy duped small businesses into […]

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Employsure defeats ‘untenable’ ACCC case over Google ads, keywords
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-10-01 6:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ACCC has lost its case against Employsure alleging the specialist workplace relations consultancy duped small businesses into signing long-term contracts via several Google ads […]

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Court approves $2.9M penalty against HealthEngine for misleading reviews
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-08-20 1:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has approved a $2.9 million penalty against medical booking platform HealthEngine after the company admitted to deleting and altering unfavourable reviews and misusing […]

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Full Court flushes ACCC appeal of wipes ruling
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-06-15 3:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has thrown out the ACCC’s challenge to a ruling dismissing its case alleging Kimberly-Clark made misleading representations about its flushable wipes. […]

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Westpac could face more AUSTRAC claims as child exploitation scandal deepens
Financial Services 2020-06-12 10:04 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Westpac is facing the possibility of more claims in proceedings brought by AUSTRAC over anti-money laundering breaches, with the regulator seeking information on 272 customers […]

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HealthEngine urges approval of $2.9M fine, says it didn’t know altering reviews was unlawful
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-08-10 12:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Health booking company HealthEngine has urged the court to accept a $2.9 million penalty for deleting and altering unfavourable reviews, telling a judge that it […]

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Westpac admits money laundering breaches, lax monitoring of suspicious customers
Financial Services 2020-05-15 11:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

Westpac has admitted to millions of breaches of anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing laws, and has told a court it did not adequately monitor […]

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