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Airline settles with brain surgeon over jammed pinky finger
Competition & Consumer Protection May 29, 2018 2:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

Austrian Airlines has resolved a case brought by a brain surgeon who claimed his pinky finger was permanently damaged after it was caught in a […]

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Fox Symes pays up over misleading ’15 second approval’ ad
Competition & Consumer Protection May 24, 2018 10:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

Debt management firm Fox Symes will pay $37,800 in penalties for misleading advertising, including its promise that customers could secure lending approval in 15 seconds. […]

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ACCC awaits judgment in Pfizer misuse of market power appeal
Competition & Consumer Protection May 22, 2018 12:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC will face a test of its ability to win misuse of market power cases when a long-awaited judgment is handed down this week […]

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Heinz appeals ruling over sugary kids snacks
Competition & Consumer Protection May 2, 2018 2:28 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

H.J. Heinz Company Australia Ltd has filed an appeal after a Federal Court found it made misleading claims about the health benefits of its Little […]

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Apple settles ACCC case over iPhone repairs on eve of trial
Exclusive June 12, 2018 12:37 pm By Christine Caulfield

Apple has reached an in-principle settlement with the consumer watchdog in an enforcement action over the tech giant’s repair policies, a judge was told Tuesday. […]

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Elite legal teams to defend ANZ criminal cartel case
Competition & Consumer Protection June 7, 2018 5:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

As the ACCC’s criminal cartel case against ANZ, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank gets underway, the regulator will face off against a formidable team of lawyers […]

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Asiago cheese needn’t come from Italy, IP Australia rules
Intellectual Property June 5, 2018 11:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

IP Australia has ruled in part that cheese branded with the Asiago label need not be manufactured in the Asiago region in Italy, striking down an […]

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Unlockd and loaded: A startup takes on Google
Analysis June 1, 2018 10:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Unlockd’s case against Google is the first action in Australia to test a revamped law prohibiting misuse of market power, and one of the first […]

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Fitbit settles with ACCC for misleading consumers
Competition & Consumer Protection June 1, 2018 2:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fitbit has agreed to settle with the ACCC after misleading customers about their guarantee rights under the Australian Consumer Law, another win for the regulator as […]

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Bega ratchets up claims in peanut butter feud with Kraft
Competition & Consumer Protection May 24, 2018 9:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Bega Cheese has brought new allegations against Kraft in their dispute over who owns the rights to the signature Kraft peanut butter packaging in Australia. […]

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