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Competition Review: December 2015

1 December 2015

This issue includes the Federal Court decision on Jetstar and Virgin Australia ‘drip pricing’, ACCC’s concerns with the Iron Mountain proposed acquisition of Recall Holdings, as well as updates on the ihail and Sea Swift authorisations.

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Promoting fair work practices in franchisees

30 November 2015

Since the new Franchising Code of Conduct came into effect earlier this year, there has been an increased focus on franchise issues. This article explores one important issue in this regard – the role of franchisors in promoting fair work practices

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Litigation funding to commence proceedings – will recovery of costs and expenses be enough?

27 November 2015

Marsden v Screenmasters Australia provides guidance to liquidators who commence and continue proceedings, pursuant to funding arrangements, when met with arguments that the proceedings will not confer a benefit to creditors.

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Reform reprieve as minor FOFA amendments pass

26 November 2015

Resistance in the Senate has led the Federal Government to abandon many of its controversial FOFA reforms announced last year.

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Federal government releases its response to the Harper Competition Policy Review

26 November 2015

The government’s recent response to the Harper Review is generally supportive, and recognises the potential for significant gains arising from improvements to our national competition law and policy.

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Changes to Foreign Investment Regime commencing 1 December

25 November 2015

Australia’s new foreign investment regime starts on Tuesday 1 December – including the introduction of application fees.

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Local Laws and election advertising – A Constitutional question?

23 November 2015

Has the High Court decision in McCloy v New South Wales affected regulation of election advertising under local laws in Queensland?

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Court rejects guarantor’s defence and supports Receiver’s sale process in section 420A case

20 November 2015

The recent NSW Supreme Court decision of Westpac Bank v Raflick Sayah provides comfort to banks and their receivers in that it validates the actions of a Receiver who had obtained expert advice on the sale process and had undertaken a thorough proce

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Queensland Court of Appeal denies wife relief from guarantee

13 November 2015

The Supreme Court of Queensland considers the wife’s equity principle in respect of a wife guaranteeing a husband’s loan, but upholds her obligation to pay.

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Competition Review: November 2015

11 November 2015

This issue includes the ACCC’s concerns with the Foxtel / Ten proposed acquisitions, as well as Brookfield’s proposed acquisition of Asciano.

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