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Facebook, Instagram to fight misuse of market power case by social media startup
Competition & Consumer Protection May 17, 2019 2:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

Facebook and Instagram will defend against claims they misused their market power to block an Australian marketing startup from their platforms, saying the company – […]

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Over protests, judge sets trial date in ASIC case against Tennis Australia duo
ASIC May 17, 2019 3:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has scheduled a three-week trial to begin November 4 in a case brought by the corporate regulator against two directors of Tennis Australia […]

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BASF sues to stamp out alleged infringement of termite control patent
Intellectual Property May 17, 2019 2:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Chemicals giant BASF has dragged an Australian pest control company to court for allegedly violating its patent for an underground termite control system. In a […]

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Court approves investors’ takeover of Angas Securities
Restructuring & Insolvency May 17, 2019 8:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has approved a scheme of arrangement which will see investors take a 70 per cent stake in troubled fund manager Angas Securities, […]

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Pacific National’s undertaking better for rail competition, says judge in tossing ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection May 16, 2019 11:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Potential new entrants to a major freight terminal in Queensland will be “better protected” by a last-minute promise by the terminal’s hopeful owner, Pacific National, […]

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ACCC loses court challenge to Pacific National, Aurizon terminal deal
Competition & Consumer Protection May 15, 2019 9:09 pm By Amelia Birnie

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has suffered a major defeat in its challenge to Pacific National’s proposed $205 million acquisition of competitor Aurizon’s Queensland […]

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Pacific National, Aurizon await judgment in high-stakes competition case
Competition & Consumer Protection May 8, 2019 11:19 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Judgment is expected next week in the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s case against Pacific National alleging the rail company made an anti-competitive bid for […]

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ASIC has no ace in case over Australian Open broadcast rights, ex-Tennis Australia head says
Entertainment May 7, 2019 3:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Former Tennis Australia director Harold Mitchell has denied allegations by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission that he breached his duties when awarding broadcasting rights […]

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Treasury Wine Estates wins $352,000 judgment over Penfolds ‘copycats’
Intellectual Property May 7, 2019 10:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Treasury Wine Estates has won a $352,000 judgment against an Australian company for allegedly violating its trade marks by¬†making and selling copycat Penfolds products in […]

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Woolworths class action homes in on supermarket giant’s price perception problem
Class Actions May 3, 2019 9:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Woolworths’ knowledge of its poor performance on price perception among shoppers in 2014 is at the centre of a $100 million shareholder class action against […]

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