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Port of Newcastle must cut access fee for Glencore ships, ACCC says
Competition & Consumer Protection October 8, 2018 11:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Port of Newcastle must slash its access charge for Glencore coal ships by 20 per cent, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has determined. […]

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Mastec wins docs in wheelie bin design copying case
Competition & Consumer Protection September 28, 2018 10:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Mobile garbage bin manufacturer Mastec Australia can access documents from a group of city councils and waste management firms to calculate damage it suffered from […]

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AGM denied anti-suit injunction to block ASIC case
Financial Services September 27, 2018 9:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has shot down a request by financial services company AGM that the court block an ASIC proceeding seeking to revoke its financial services […]

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ACCC to probe competition in wine grape industry
Competition & Consumer Protection September 26, 2018 2:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC is taking another look at market health in the agricultural sector with a new inquiry focused on competition in the market for wine […]

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Unique wins appeal of unconscionable conduct ruling
Competition & Consumer Protection September 19, 2018 4:51 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court has overturned a win for the consumer regulator in a case against Sydney-based Unique International College, ruling that the vocational trainer’s […]

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Kleenex flushable wipes an ‘environmental catastophe’, ACCC tells court
Competition & Consumer Protection September 17, 2018 9:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched its opening volley against consumer goods giant Kimberly-Clark Australia, saying its Kleenex ‘flushable’ wipes were unsuitable for […]

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Class action says mortgage investment firm charged excessive fees
Class Actions September 11, 2018 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

An Australian mortgage investment manager has been hit with a class action, alleging it charged excessive fees on loans and made misleading representations to borrowers. […]

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Prospa to fix unfair contract terms after ASIC probe delayed float
Contracts September 7, 2018 9:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Online lender Prospa has agreed to alter unfair terms in its standard form small business loan contracts, after it delayed a planned float due to […]

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Second class action seeks to recover GST on apartment sales
Class Actions September 3, 2018 3:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A second class action has been filed alleging GST was improperly charged on apartment sales in the ACT. The lawsuit was filed August 24 on […]

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Murray Goulburn, ex-boss close to settling ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection August 30, 2018 1:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Murray Goulburn and its former CEO appear to be nearing a settlement with the consumer watchdog over claims the dairy producer misled farmers in three […]

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