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NSW Ports hit with second competition lawsuit over ports agreement
Competition & Consumer Protection June 4, 2019 4:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

NSW Ports is facing a new lawsuit over an allegedly anti-competitive agreement entered into with the NSW state government for the privatisation of Port Botany […]

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ACCC says LG should pay $700,000 for misleading customers about repair rights
Competition & Consumer Protection June 3, 2019 2:06 pm By Christine Caulfield

Electronics giant LG should be hit with a $700,000 fine for twice breaching the Australian Consumer Law when its offshore call centre workers misled customers […]

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Vodafone, TPG merger would have ‘profound social consequences’, ACCC tells court
Competition & Consumer Protection May 31, 2019 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Allowing Vodafone’s proposed $15 billion merger with TPG to go ahead if there were a real chance that TPG could seriously compete in the market […]

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Garuda hit with $19M penalty for air cargo price-fixing
Competition & Consumer Protection May 30, 2019 10:46 am By Amelia Birnie

Indonesian national airline Garuda has been slapped with a $19 million penalty in the ACCC’s decade-long global cartel case over air cargo price-fixing, bringing the […]

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AMP faces class actions over allegedly excessive superannuation fees
Financial Services May 30, 2019 10:01 am By Christine Caulfield

AMP has been hit with a class action alleging it breached its duty of care to superannuation members by charging them unreasonably high fees, and […]

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Jetstar to pay $1.95M penalty for misleading consumers about refund rights
Competition & Consumer Protection May 30, 2019 10:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Jetstar Airways has been ordered to pay a $1.95 million penalty after it admitted to making false and misleading representations about customers’ eligibility for refunds […]

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Maurice Blackburn launches cartel class action against investment banks
Competition & Consumer Protection May 27, 2019 8:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn has launched a rare competition class action against five global investment banks over a conspiracy to manipulate foreign exchange rates that has spawned […]

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ACCC sues Sony over allegedly misleading PlayStation claims
Competition & Consumer Protection May 27, 2019 3:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has dragged video game giant Sony to court over allegedly deceptive and misleading claims made about games purchased on […]

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Competition heavyweights to represent Vodafone, TPG in landmark merger challenge
Competition & Consumer Protection May 24, 2019 9:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Elite competition groups Allens  and Herbert Smith Freehills will represent Vodafone and TPG in their lawsuit filed Friday challenging the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s […]

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ACCC loses ‘spoke and hub’ laundry cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection May 24, 2019 3:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has come up short in its appeal of a ruling that found it had produced insufficient evidence of a […]

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