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ACCC takes online retailer Kogan to court for misleading promotion
Competition & Consumer Protection May 23, 2019 10:05 am By Christine Caulfield

The consumer watchdog has brought legal action against online retailer Kogan Australia alleging one of its discount promotions duped customers. The Australian Competition and Consumer […]

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VW dieselgate hearings postponed over ACCC objections
Class Actions May 22, 2019 10:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

A hearing scheduled for later this year in several class actions and an ACCC proceeding over allegations Volkswagen installed dual-mode software in diesel vehicles to […]

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Origin, Australia Pacific LNG get ACCC for $231M sale of Ironback gas project
Competition & Consumer Protection May 22, 2019 12:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC will not oppose Origin Energy’s sale of the Ironback coal seam gas project to joint venture partner Australia Pacific LNG for $231 million, […]

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Geelong sues fundraising firm claiming affiliation with the Cats
Competition & Consumer Protection May 22, 2019 9:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Geelong Football Club has launched Federal Court proceedings against a promotional firm it claims passed itself off as the famous AFL club in order […]

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Prosecutors take axe to Country Care criminal cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection May 21, 2019 10:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions has pared its criminal cartel case against Country Care Group and two individuals, cutting over 100 charges in an […]

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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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GSK narrowly defeats ACCC’s case over revised Osteo Gel packaging
Competition & Consumer Protection May 17, 2019 11:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

GlaxoSmithKline has defeated claims by the ACCC that revised packaging for its now-discontinued pain killer Osteo Gel misled consumers. The drug maker will face penalties […]

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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 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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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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