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High Court won’t hear Yazaki appeal of $46M fine
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-10-19 12:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Japanese car parts manufacturer Yazaki will have to pay a $46 million penalty for price-fixing, now that the High Court has refused to hear its […]

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ACCC sets new bar for competition penalties
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-10-18 11:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC secured $120.1 million in competition penalties in the 2017-18 financial year, including a record $46 million fine, and with a strong influx of […]

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AFT Pharma’s Maxigesic ads misleading, judge rules
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-10-18 11:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

AFT Pharmaceuticals breached the consumer laws with misleading ads over the strength of its painkiller Maxigesic, a judge has found, siding with rival drug maker […]

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Optus agrees to pay $10M for misleading customers over phone bills
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-10-17 1:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Optus has agreed to fork over $10 million in penalties after admitting it billed customers for premium phone services they didn’t sign up for, the […]

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Gov’t committee calls for higher competition fines
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-10-16 7:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Government committee has called on the ACCC and the courts to issue bigger fines to deter companies from breaching competition and consumer laws. […]

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Judge to rethink Glencore in-house counsel’s access to Cargill deal docs
Agriculture 2018-10-15 9:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An appeals court has ordered the judge overseeing a fraudulent concealment trial over Cargill’s $420 million purchase of the Joe White malt business to reconsider […]

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Court cans Asahi bid for docs to probe consumer claims against Gloria Jeans owner
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-10-15 5:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Asahi Beverages has lost a bid for preliminary discovery to consider whether it should bring misleading and deceptive conduct claims against a unit of Retail […]

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Clock’s ticking as Unlockd gets deadline for filing case against Google
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-10-15 11:15 am By Christine Caulfield

Failed digital ad company Unlockd has until the end of the month to set out its competition case against Google or the suit will be […]

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Aurizon wins bid for Qube docs in ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-10-12 10:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

Aurizon has won a request to view documents from Qube Holdings in the ACCC’s case alleging it reached an anti-competitive agreement with Pacific National for […]

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Mineral Resources entitled to critics’ names in consumer case over negative tweets, judge says
Energy & Natural Resources 2018-10-12 9:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A director of a corporate advisory firm has been ordered to name names in his defence of a lawsuit brought by Mineral Resources over tweets […]

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