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Pfizer case shows protecting your own position isn't anti-competitive
02 Mar 2015
Commercial strategies and practices used by Pfizer to counter the expected loss of revenue caused by the expiry of its patent over Lipitor, its bestselling cholesterol drug, were neither misuses of market power nor exclusive dealing and did not contravene Australian competition laws (Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd [2015] FCA 113).
ACCC enforcement priorities 2015: old chestnuts and new acorns
24 Feb 2015
The ACCC's approach to enforcement remains the same, but it is targeting some new sectors and forms of conduct in 2015.
Employers on a high after positive decisions: how to implement effective drug and alcohol testing
19 Feb 2015
Now is the time to review your company's drug and alcohol policy to ensure it is clear, effective and enforceable, that's the message from recent Fair Work Commission decisions, say Shae McCartney and Patrick Lawler.
Compulsory acquisition case has implications for property law in Queensland
19 Feb 2015
Majella Pollard, Brian Noble and Lisa Brereton say that, because of a recent case, registration of a survey plan will now transfer every existing interest referred to in it, with the effect of unilaterally altering terms of an agreement between parties, even if the interest holder has not consented.
CU LAB: Get yourself litigation-ready with Tim Jones
26 Feb 2015
No-one thinks they'll be sued – until they are. Tim Jones explains how you can make sure surprise litigation doesn't leave you floundering.
1 July changes proposed to the taxation of employee share schemes
19 Feb 2015
Employers should start considering new or updated employee share schemes now.
Red tape to be applied to foreign acquisitions of agricultural land
19 Feb 2015
The Government will implement the Coalition's election commitment to tighten Foreign Investment Review Board scrutiny of purchases of agricultural land with effect from 1 March 2015, as Andrew Hay and Scott Girdler explain.
Paying the price for posting provocative personal photos
19 Feb 2015
David Benson looks at a recent case in which personal photos posted on Facebook led to a successful claim of breach of confidence and an award of nearly $50,000 to the victim.
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