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US blesses Bayer, Monsanto deal with $US9B in divestitures
Competition & Consumer Protection May 30, 2018 5:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The US Department of Justice has secured its largest ever merger divestiture, with Bayer AG agreeing to sell $US9 billion in assets to BASF to […]

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Chinese restaurant chain wins injunction in franchise trademark dispute
Franchise May 29, 2018 3:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has granted Chinese restaurant chain Tim Ho Wan’s bid for a temporary injunction in a dispute over trademark rights assigned through […]

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Catch Group sues Kogan over ‘catch’ AdWords
Intellectual Property May 28, 2018 10:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

E-retailer Catch Group has sued competitor Kogan, saying the online retailer is violating its “catch” trademarks and the consumer law through sponsored links on Google […]

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Cash Converters pays $650,000 for breaking debt collection rules
Competition & Consumer Protection May 24, 2018 5:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

Cash Converters has agreed to pay $650,000 in a settlement with ASIC after the regulator found the retail pawnbroker routinely breached guidelines governing debt collection. […]

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Unique slams ACCC’s ‘paucity’ of evidence in appeal hearing
Competition & Consumer Protection May 17, 2018 9:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ACCC won its case against Sydney-based Unique International College on a “paucity of material”, the Full Federal Court has heard in an appeal of […]

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ACCC scolded by judge for deceptive evidence gathering in Apple case
Competition & Consumer Protection May 8, 2018 9:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has found the ACCC used deceptive and improper means to obtain evidence in its consumer protection case against Apple alleging iPhone […]

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Unlockd wins bid to stop Google blocking app in Australia
Competition & Consumer Protection May 31, 2018 11:55 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Mobile advertising startup Unlockd won a temporary injunction from the Federal Court Thursday barring Google from blocking its app in Australia until further hearing, in […]

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Judge hits pause on ACCC, NIB case
Healthcare May 28, 2018 1:20 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has vacated a trial scheduled to start next week in Melbourne¬†between the ACCC and NIB Health Funds over claims the health insurer violated […]

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Ernst & Young named as defendant in third Quintis class action
Class Actions May 25, 2018 2:53 pm By Christine Caulfield

Troubled sandalwood oil producer Quintis has been hit with a third class action over the company’s lost contract with Nestle unit Galderma, and this time […]

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Radio Rentals to pay $2M following ASIC probe
Competition & Consumer Protection May 16, 2018 5:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Court has ordered appliance and furniture leasing company Radio Rentals to pay a $2 million penalty for failing to verify consumers’ financial situations […]

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