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ACCC flags competition concerns about Bis-Cougar Mining deal
Competition & Consumer Protection August 8, 2019 9:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The competition regulator has raised concerns about Bis Industries’ proposed acquisition of Cougar Mining Group, saying the threat of new competitors appeared unlikely to significantly […]

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Maurice Blackburn owes State Street royalties for Fearless Girl replica, court hears
Intellectual Property August 6, 2019 1:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

US investment manager State Street Global Advisors claims it lost out on royalties when Maurice Blackburn commissioned an allegedly infringing replica of its iconic Fearless […]

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ACCC appeals loss over Woolworths ‘eco’ plate claims
Appeals August 5, 2019 2:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has appealed a Federal Court ruling that found Woolworths’ environmental claims for its line of compostable plates, bowls and […]

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ACCC greenlights Wesfarmers’ $230M acquisition of Catch Group
Competition & Consumer Protection August 5, 2019 9:00 pm By Amelia Birnie

The competition regulator has cleared the way for Australian retail giant Wesfarmers to acquire online retailer Catch Group for $230 million, after finding the acquisition […]

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Unilever drops appeal over Nivea deodorant claims
Competition & Consumer Protection August 5, 2019 9:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Consumer giant Unilever has dropped its challenge to a ruling that found competitor Beiersdorf did not make misleading claims about its Nivea clinical strength deodorant […]

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Radio Rentals class can peek at excess insurance, as court hears claim may exceed $100M
Class Actions August 2, 2019 9:34 pm By Amelia Birnie

The applicants in the Radio Rentals class action have won access to the company’s excess layer insurance policies, amid concerns that group members’ losses from […]

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Record $34.5M criminal cartel fine handed down against Japanese shipping company
Competition & Consumer Protection August 2, 2019 8:52 pm By Amelia Birnie

Japanese shipping company K-Line has been hit with a $34.5 million penalty for criminal cartel conduct, the largest consumer criminal fine in Australian history. Kawasaki […]

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ACCC proposals could hurt more than just Google and Facebook
Competition & Consumer Protection August 2, 2019 9:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

While the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has set out to rein in the market power of Google and Facebook, the sweeping proposals in the […]

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Potato wholesaler Mitolo to pay $240,000 penalty in ACCC’s unfair contract case
Competition & Consumer Protection August 2, 2019 12:09 pm By Christine Caulfield

Australia’s largest potato wholesaler Mitolo Group will pay a penalty of $240,000 to resolve the consumer regulator’s case alleging its contracts with growers were unfair. […]

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Judge puts brakes on early class closure bid in breast implant class action
Class Actions August 1, 2019 8:42 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge has warned the parties in The Cosmetic Institute class action over allegedly botched breast implants to ensure group members’ rights are prioritised, following […]

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