• Valve
    31 2014 October

    Consumer guarantees – an update on the Steam case

    The Federal Court of Australia is set to consider the application of the consumer law guarantees to cross border internet sales.  Back in September we blogged in great detail on the novel legal issues arising...

  • france
    31 2014 October

    Litigating in France?

    Earlier this month we wrote about the introduction of a new class action regime in France which would permit duly authorised consumer associations to commence proceedings requesting damages for individual harm suffered by consumers placed in a...

  • Shock and Ore
    30 2014 October

    Shock and Ore

    BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have been subject to criticism from a number of fronts for continuing to increase production of iron ore in the face of falling prices (the price of iron ore has...

  • Agricultural competitiveness under the spotlight
    29 2014 October

    Agricultural competitiveness under the spotlight

    The Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has released the Federal Government’s Agricultural Competitiveness Green Paper – a key election commitment – and the overwhelming message is the desire to restore the balance of power to primary...

  • ACCC proposes to authorise RPM
    28 2014 October

    Nailed it…

    Last week, the ACCC issued a draft determination proposing to grant conditional authorisation to Tooltechnic Systems (Aust) Pty Ltd to set minimum retail prices on Festool power tools for a period of three years. Normally,...

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The Federal Court of Australia is set to consider the application of the consumer law guarantees to cross border internet sales.  Back in September we blogged in great detail on the novel legal issues arising...

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Litigating in France?

October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Earlier this month we wrote about the introduction of a new class action regime in France which would permit duly authorised consumer associations to commence proceedings requesting damages for individual harm suffered by consumers placed in a...

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Shock and Ore

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BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto have been subject to criticism from a number of fronts for continuing to increase production of iron ore in the face of falling prices (the price of iron ore has...

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Agricultural competitiveness under the spotlight

October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has released the Federal Government’s Agricultural Competitiveness Green Paper – a key election commitment – and the overwhelming message is the desire to restore the balance of power to primary...

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ACCC proposes to authorise RPM

Nailed it…

October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last week, the ACCC issued a draft determination proposing to grant conditional authorisation to Tooltechnic Systems (Aust) Pty Ltd to set minimum retail prices on Festool power tools for a period of three years. Normally,...

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The ACCC forks out more penalties…

October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court has by consent ordered penalties totalling $8.3 million against Renegade Gas Pty Ltd (trading as Supagas NSW) (Renegade Gas), Speed-E-Gas (NSW) Pty Ltd (Speed-E-Gas), and three current and former senior officers of those...

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Shock and Ore

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Competition comrade

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AFGC Industry Leaders Forum

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IP & Competition Law…

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