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The Franchising Code of Conduct – One of the ACCC’s strategic compliance and enforcement priorities in 2015

On 1 January 2015, the new Franchising Code of Conduct (Franchising Code) (see http://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2014L01472) commenced operation in Australia. The Franchising Code is a mandatory code under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth). Subject to limited exceptions, the Franchising Code … Continue reading

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ACCC v Pfizer – some guidance to pharmaceutical companies on navigating competition risk

The Federal Court of Australia has recently dismissed the ACCC’s case against pharmaceutical company Pfizer. The ACCC alleged that Pfizer had misused its market power and engaged in prohibited anti-competitive exclusive dealing. Continue reading

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