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ACCC decision on $15B TPG, Vodafone tie-up expected in May
Competition & Consumer Protection March 20, 2019 10:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC will announce in May whether it will approve the proposed $15 billion merger of telco giants TPG and Vodafone Hutchison Australia, after the parties’ […]

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Prosecutors aim at ‘significant reduction’ in charges in Country Care cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection March 19, 2019 2:53 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth Department of Public Prosecutions has told the Federal Court it will “very significantly” reduce the number of criminal charges laid against mobility equipment supplier Country Care Group as the landmark cartel case heads to trial in October.

Deloitte contributed to Dick Smith’s downfall, class actions now claim
Class Actions March 18, 2019 8:01 pm By Miklos Bolza

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is facing claims by the lead applicants in two class actions against failed retail giant Dick Smith alleging its poor accounting practices […]

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Internet provider Activ8me fined $250,000 for misleading customers
Competition & Consumer Protection March 15, 2019 10:20 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has ordered internet provider Activ8me to pay $250,000 in penalties for making false and misleading claims about the performance of its internet services, […]

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ANZ class action settlement won’t even cover IMF Bentham’s costs
Class Actions March 14, 2019 4:17 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

ANZ has reached a settlement in long-running class action proceedings alleging it hit customers with illegal fees, but the $1.5 million payout falls far short […]

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Mills Oakley helped uncover client’s false evidence, court hears
Intellectual Property March 14, 2019 7:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former top executive at railway technology company Wavetrain has been referred to the Commonwealth Attorney General for possible criminal proceedings after its solicitors at […]

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Secret recording prolongs ACCC, Ramsay Health trial
Competition & Consumer Protection March 14, 2019 7:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

The trial in the ACCC’s case against hospital group Ramsay Health Care has doubled in length after the regulator made a late bid to enter […]

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Retail Food Group slammed as ‘particularly unjust’ in damning franchise report
Franchise March 14, 2019 11:00 pm By Christine Caulfield

A parliamentary report released Thursday recommended major reform to the $170 billion franchise industry and called on three government agencies to probe franchise giant Retail […]

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Country Care faces trial in first criminal cartel case against Australian company
Competition & Consumer Protection March 13, 2019 7:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Mildura-based healthcare company and its boss have been committed to stand trial in the first criminal cartel case brought by the Australian Competition and […]

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Black & White Cabs loses injunction bid in misuse of market power case
Competition & Consumer Protection March 12, 2019 12:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

National taxi company Black & White Cabs has failed in its bid for a court-ordered injunction forcing Regent Taxis to supply booking and dispatch services […]

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