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HTMLAustralian Antitrust Enforcement Focuses on Healthcare & Life Sciences
Jason A. Beer, Stella Lee, Bevin M.B. Newman, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 2014
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has continued its focus on the healthcare and life sciences sectors this year, most recently commencing litigation against Little Company of Mary Health Care, operator of Calvary Health (Calvary), a major Australian healthcare provider.

 

HTMLChina-Australia Free Trade Agreement: Form of Investor-State Dispute Regime Remains Unclear
Steven W. Fleming; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014
On November 17, 2014, China and Australia announced they had reached a Free Trade Agreement ("ChAFTA", the "Agreement"). The ChAFTA text has not been finalized, but that is expected in the coming months. At this stage, the public can only glean insights from the recently...

 

HTMLIndustrial Disputes More Likely as Prime Minister Increases Pressure on Corrupt Trade Unions
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014
The tradition of new Australian federal governments making widespread legislative changes to labour law upon winning power seemed to have been broken in 2013: the newly elected Prime Minister Tony Abbott had already declared that the labour policies of the previous Liberal government were...

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Court Acknowledges Breadth of Workplace Rights in Adverse Action Claims
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
December 16, 2014, previously published on November 2014
In Evans v Trilab Pty Ltd [2014] FCCA 2464, Judge Lucev held that an adverse action claim can be based on the exercise of rights that do not arise from statutory, regulatory or contractual provisions and are only indirectly connected to employment.

 

HTMLAustralia Court Rejects Antitrust Challenge to Air Cargo Cartel, Finding "No Market in Australia"
Sébastien J. Evrard, John M. Majoras, J. Bruce McDonald, Prudence J. Smith, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 2014
The Federal Court of Australia has dismissed the court action brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) relating to air cargo price fixing. The lawsuit was commenced against 15 international airlines, but ultimately pursued against just two airlines, Air New Zealand and...

 

HTMLAustralia Competition Authorities Enforce Information Gathering Power
John Emmerig, Michael Legg, Prudence J. Smith, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
September 25, 2014, previously published on September 2014
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has the authority to bring enforcement actions against cartels, agreements restraining competition, and abuse of dominance, as well as responsibilities relating to consumer protection, regulation (such as telecommunications),and the informal...

 

HTMLAustralia Competition Authorities Successfully Use Discovery Tools
Prudence J. Smith, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
September 23, 2014, previously published on September 2014
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has the authority to bring enforcement actions against cartels, agreements restraining competition, and abuse of dominance, as well as responsibilities relating to consumer protection, regulation (such as telecommunications),and the informal...

 

HTMLLaw Firm Investigative Reports No Longer Confidential?
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 2014
Justice Whelan of the Federal Court has held that an investigatory report into the conduct of an employee is not covered by client legal privilege. Accordingly, it may be disclosed to the subject of the report.

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Court Opens Door to Discrimination Claim for Dismissal in Event of Sickness
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 2014
The Federal Court has permitted an employee, who was dismissed after taking 10 months' leave to fight cancer, to proceed in a claim against his employer for adverse action. Elliot McGarva was employed by Enghouse Australia Pty Ltd but after contracting stomach and liver cancer had gone on leave for...

 

HTMLDelay in Reinstatement Inexcusable: Perram
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 2014
Justice Perram has declined to stay an order for the reinstatement of an employee after the deadline for reinstatement had passed. Lynda Pykett sued her employer, TAFE NSW, for unfair dismissal on the basis that hers was not a genuine redundancy. She succeeded, and Commissioner McKenna ordered on...

 


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