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Judge overlooked crucial evidence in Nurofen case, Full Court hears
Competition & Consumer Protection August 20, 2018 10:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge skipped vital witness testimony when he ruled Reckitt Benckiser misled consumers about the effectiveness of its Nurofen painkiller, the pharmaceutical company […]

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High Court to hear ASIC appeal in outback book-up case
Appeals August 20, 2018 11:25 am By Christine Caulfield

The corporate watchdog has won special leave to appeal to the High Court a ruling that found a general store owner in outback South Australia […]

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ACCC hopes laundry cartel case will wash with Full Court
Appeals August 16, 2018 11:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court will hear arguments next week in an appeal by the ACCC over an alleged laundry detergent cartel, the first so-called hub […]

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Discovery spat heats up in Radio Rentals class action
Class Actions July 31, 2018 10:22 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicants in a class action against Radio Rentals alleging its rental practices violate responsible lending laws say the company is dragging its feet on […]

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CrownBet goes on the attack, says Sportsbet’s trade marks must be revoked
Intellectual Property August 15, 2018 9:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

In an escalating battle between the online bookmakers, CrownBet has filed a cross claim in a consumer and trademark infringement lawsuit brought by Sportsbet that […]

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ACCC scores $5.5M in fines over polycarbonate cartel
Competition & Consumer Protection August 13, 2018 11:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC has scored fines totaling $5.5 million in its case against companies and individuals involved in an alleged cartel over the supply of polycarbonate, […]

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Pain relief for Difflam maker as Reckitt forced to pull lozenge ads
Competition & Consumer Protection August 10, 2018 10:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has been ordered by the Federal Court to remove all in-store advertising for its Strepfen throat lozenges after a successful […]

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Battle of the experts continues in Queensland flood class actions
Class Actions August 8, 2018 10:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

In a case that hinges on the evidence of expert witnesses, the judge overseeing the class action over the 2011 Queensland floods has partly upheld […]

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ACCC’s Sims issues warning to merger parties
Competition & Consumer Protection August 3, 2018 11:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

ACCC chair Rod Sims has warned the regulator is ready to take on any anti-competitive behaviour it uncovers during a phase-two merger review. In remarks […]

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Difflam maker sues Reckitt Benckiser over ads for rival Strepfen lozenges
Competition & Consumer Protection August 1, 2018 10:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian maker of Difflam has taken UK consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser to court over ads for Strepfen that claim the rival lozenges provide […]

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