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HTMLLate Payment Fees Not Penalties: High Court of Australia Rebuffs Bank Fees Class Action
Mark Crean, John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
September 22, 2016, previously published on September 2016
Australia's largest class action, in which about 43,000 customers of Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd ("ANZ") sought to recover more than $50 million for alleged "excessive" bank fees, has ended with a High Court decision in favour of the bank: Paciocco v Australia...

 

HTMLAustralian Shareholder Class Action Held to be an Abuse of Process
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
September 12, 2016, previously published on September 2016
In Melbourne City Investments Pty Ltd v Treasury Wine Estates Limited (No 3) [2014] VSC 340 (“MCI decision”), the lead plaintiff (“MCI”) purchased a small parcel of shares in both Treasury Wine Estates Limited and Leighton Holdings Limited and commenced separate group...

 

HTMLAustralian Competition Authority to Enforce Credit and Debit Card Fee Limits
Adam Salter, Prudence Smith, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
September 6, 2016, previously published on August 2016
In recent years, it has become common for companies that accept credit or debit cards in Australia to charge transaction fees or surcharges for the use of the cards. For example, restaurants, doctors, shops, and other merchants commonly charge between 1% and 5% over the price of the goods or...

 

HTMLAustralia Seeks Tougher Penalties and Makes Increased Use of Commitments in Settlements
Prudence Smith, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 18, 2016, previously published on August 2016
We have in recent alerts discussed the increasingly aggressive enforcement activities of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Unremittingly higher penalties is one unfortunate characteristic of the ACCC's enforcement program, mitigated somewhat by its willingness to accept...

 

HTMLPublicized Dawn Raid Evidences Australia's Vigorous Approach to Antitrust Investigations
Prudence Smith, Nicolas Taylor; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 2016
A dawn raid on a high-profile target conducted last week by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) highlights this enforcer's recent aggressiveness in investigations. Use of such powerful tools to collect evidence is part of Australia's recent strategy on criminal prosecution of...

 

HTMLY2K or Reverse Big Bang?
Chris Ahern, Giles P. Elliott, Neil Ferguson, John Phillips, David A. Roberts; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 10, 2016, previously published on August 2016
As the Millennium approached, concerns about computer systems malfunctions, and the possible impact of what became known as Y2K, grew to the point that nearly all large organisations had Y2K task forces and contingency plans. The history is well known. 1 January 2000 came and went, and the Y2K...

 

HTMLAustralia's First Criminal Prosecution of Price Fixing
Prudence Smith, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 3, 2016, previously published on July 2016
A Japanese shipping company has pled guilty in the first criminal price fixing prosecution by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Other companies still are under investigation in the same case. This first criminal prosecution will mark a new trend in competition law...

 

HTMLNew Zealand Authorities Impose Fine for Real Estate Agency Price Fixing
Prudence Smith, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 3, 2016, previously published on July 2016
New Zealand's High Court has fined a real estate agency that engaged in price fixing and other anticompetitive conduct in the Manawatu real estate market. Unique Realty Limited had entered into an agreement with at least 10 other agencies to pass on to home sellers, rather than to absorb, listing...

 

HTMLIndirect Causation Accepted by Australian Court in Shareholder Claim
John Emmerig, Michael Legg; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on July 2016
The plaintiffs acquired HIH shares between 26 October 1998 and 15 March 2001. The plaintiffs contended, and the defendants admitted, that HIH had released misleading and deceptive financial results during this period.

 

HTMLUpdate Regarding the Coles Supermarkets Enterprise Agreement
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
July 21, 2016, previously published on June 2016
In last month's Update, we reported that the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission ("Commission") found that the Coles Store Team Enterprise Agreement 2014-17 ("2014 Agreement") did not pass the "better off overall test" ("BOOT"). Coles was given until 10...

 


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