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ACCC tells court there’s a ‘real chance’ TPG will resume 5G rollout
Competition & Consumer Protection June 19, 2019 4:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has told the court there’s “at least a real chance” TPG will resume plans to roll out a 5G […]

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Vodafone, TPG merger would have ‘profound social consequences’, ACCC tells court
Competition & Consumer Protection May 31, 2019 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Allowing Vodafone’s proposed $15 billion merger with TPG to go ahead if there were a real chance that TPG could seriously compete in the market […]

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Competition heavyweights to represent Vodafone, TPG in landmark merger challenge
Competition & Consumer Protection May 24, 2019 9:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Elite competition groups Allens  and Herbert Smith Freehills will represent Vodafone and TPG in their lawsuit filed Friday challenging the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s […]

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Foxtel appeals ruling over Allens’ missed trade mark deadline
Intellectual Property May 23, 2019 10:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

TV giant Foxtel wants another shot at opposing a trade mark by telco China Unicom, after a judge let stand an IP Australia decision refusing […]

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ACCC issues mea culpa after TPG, Vodafone merger gaffe
Competition & Consumer Protection May 16, 2019 10:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has apologised for botching the announcement of its plan to block the $15 billion merger of TPG and Vodafone, […]

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Lachlan Murdoch’s Nova wins fight with Huawei over Aussie trade mark
Intellectual Property May 15, 2019 4:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

IP Australia has rejected an application by Huawei Technologies to register the trade mark Nova after a challenge by radio giant Nova Entertainment, with a […]

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Vodafone, TPG to take ACCC to court over opposition to $15B merger
Competition & Consumer Protection May 8, 2019 3:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Vodafone and TPG will file a Federal Court challenge to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s opposition to their proposed $15 billion merger, teeing up […]

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Foxtel can’t revoke China Unicom trade mark after Allens misses deadline
Intellectual Property May 1, 2019 11:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

Pay TV giant Foxtel has lost an appeal of an IP Australia decision refusing to revoke a trade mark by telco China Unicom after a […]

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Vocus faces shareholder class action over profit downgrade
Class Actions April 30, 2019 12:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

Vocus Group has been hit with a shareholder class action alleging the telecommunications company made misleading statements ahead of a profit downgrade in 2017 that […]

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Optus hit with $25k criminal fine over lax political donation disclosures
Telecommunications April 8, 2019 11:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Telecom giant Optus has been hit with a $25,000 criminal fine after pleading guilty to four charges of failing to disclose political donations in its […]

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