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Class actions in Australia’s employment law landscape: 2019 and beyond

Class actions are set to become a prominent feature of the Australian employment law landscape.

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Final destination: High Court decides market ‘in Australia’ for the Air Cargo Cartel

The High Court’s decision is the final (Australian) chapter in the long running Air Cargo Cartel matter. Between 2008 and 2010, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) issued...

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To adjourn, or not to adjourn: applications by administrators to adjourn winding up applications

It is not uncommon for administrators to be appointed in the period between a company being served with a creditor’s winding up application and the date on which that application is to be heard...

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Dual distribution or a duel between rivals? The High Court weighs in with ACCC v Flight Centre

The High Court has clarified the circumstances in which suppliers and their distributors / agents will be taken to be actual or potential competitors for the purposes of Australian competition law....

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Getting caught in the chain of responsibility

Chain of responsibility legislation can have serious financial consequences, not only for those in the transport industry.

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