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Taronga Zoo faces court in trade mark battle
Intellectual Property March 5, 2018 1:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sydney’s iconic Taronga Zoo will bare its teeth in court Tuesday for the first hearing in its trade mark battle against the creators of Sydney […]

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ACCC flags concerns over $1.3B Murray-Saputo deal
Competition & Consumer Protection March 1, 2018 7:23 pm By Jennifer Cooke

Dairy farmers in western Victoria will be worse off and face lower raw milk prices in the future if the proposed $1.3 billion sale of […]

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Financial complaints watchdog set for 2018 launch
Financial Services February 15, 2018 1:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Australian consumers will soon be able to lodge complaints about banks and other financial institutions with a newly established body overseen by the securities regulator. […]

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Date set for Prysmian appeal of $3.5M cartel fine
Competition & Consumer Protection October 27, 2017 3:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A date has been set for the Full Federal Court to hear Prysmian Cavi E Sistemi’s appeal of a $3.5 million fine in a case […]

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Australian Olympic Committee loses fight over Telstra’s Rio ads
Competition & Consumer Protection October 26, 2017 2:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Olympic Committee lost its challenge to a court ruling that found for Telstra in a consumer and intellectual property battle over the phone […]

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ACCC sees no problem with $54B Essilor, Luxottica tie-up
Competition & Consumer Protection October 26, 2017 1:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

French optical lenses giant Essilor has secured the blessing of the Australian competition regulator for its $54 billion merger with the world’s largest supplier of […]

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Judge fines computer shop $750k for misleading consumers
Competition & Consumer Protection October 25, 2017 3:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Federal Court judge has ordered Australian computer retailer MSY Technology to cough up $750,000 for misrepresenting consumers rights to remedies on faulty products. The […]

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Telstra repays footy fans after ACCC probe
Competition & Consumer Protection October 20, 2017 10:07 am By Christine Caulfield

AFL app users will get refunds from Telstra after the consumer watchdog called the company out over its app ads, which gave the impression subscribers […]

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Judge tells JJ Richards to dump unfair contracts with small biz
Competition & Consumer Protection October 16, 2017 9:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Waste management giant JJ Richards & Sons has been ordered by a judge to remove unfair terms in contracts with small business customers, in a […]

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New law would crack down on misleading broadband claims
Competition & Consumer Protection February 27, 2018 10:35 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A bill introduced this week seeks to crack down on misleading ads by broadband providers, a practice that recently landed broadband providers Telstra and Optus […]

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