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ACCC dodges indemnity costs over failed detergent cartel appeal
Competition & Consumer Protection May 6, 2020 6:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Personal healthcare giant PZ Cussons has lost its bid for indemnity costs against the ACCC, after claiming that the regulator was “doomed to fail” when […]

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GSK, Novartis agree to $4.5M penalty for misleading Osteo Gel claims
Competition & Consumer Protection May 4, 2020 3:40 pm By Alison Eveleigh

GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis have agreed to a combined penalty of $4.5 million after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission accused the pharmaceutical giants of making […]

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COVID-19 could push Country Care cartel trial to next year
Competition & Consumer Protection April 15, 2020 1:59 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The jury trial for a criminal cartel case against mobility equipment provider Country Care and two employees is unlikely to start before next year due […]

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ACCC was unreasonable to pursue cartel appeal, Cussons says
Competition & Consumer Protection April 3, 2020 9:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Personal healthcare giant PZ Cussons is seeking indemnity costs from the ACCC, claiming the regulator unreasonably rejected a settlement offer in its case over an […]

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Santos settles class action over unpaid travel allowances
Class Actions March 30, 2020 5:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Oil and gas giant Santos has settled a class action brought by a group of Indigenous Australians who claim they were misled about their entitlement […]

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Appeals court rejects Fairfax challenge to defamation ruling for Chau Chak Wing
Defamation March 19, 2020 10:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fairfax Media has failed in its appeal of a judgment that found the publisher defamed Chinese-Australian businessman Dr Chau Chak Wing in a Sydney Morning […]

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Tandem unit loses bid to de-class ‘sham’ contracting class action
Class Actions March 18, 2020 2:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A unit of Telstra contractor Tandem has lost its bid to de-class a ‘sham’ contracting class action brought on behalf of telecommunications workers who claim […]

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Coronavirus could threaten jury trial in Country Care cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection March 13, 2020 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has acknowledged concerns raised by the accused in a criminal cartel case against mobility equipment provider Country Care and two employees […]

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Cussons seeks $4.7M in indemnity costs from ACCC for ‘doomed to fail’ cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection March 11, 2020 5:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

Personal healthcare giant PZ Cussons is seeking $4.7 million in indemnity costs from the ACCC, claiming the regulator’s much hyped spoke and hub case over […]

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Country Care fails in appeal of jury directions ruling in criminal cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection March 6, 2020 4:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

Country Care and two employees have lost an appeal of a first-of-its kind Federal Court ruling on jury directions in a criminal cartel case against […]

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