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The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Digital Wallets and Consumer Protection” – Kanchana Kariyawasam and Matthew Tsai; “Problems with Free-range Labelling of Australian Eggs: Hatching a Viable Solution” – Samantha Denford; Defective Goods; Case Notes; Council Considerations; Economic(s) Matters; Report from China; Report from Europe; Worth Repeating; and Odds and Ends.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Could the Harper Review recommendations revive private enforcement of cartel prohibitions?” – Rebecca Gilsenan; “Place names as marketing tools: Legal issues in the use of geographic names” – Neil Francey; and “Are we there yet? A return to the rational for Australian consumer protection” – Brenton Lee Worth; and the following sections: Access to Services; Telecommunications; Case Notes; Tribunal Tableaux; Council Considerations; Energy Etchings; Snapshots; Report from Europe; Report from New Zealand; and Book Review.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “In competition with each other? Implications of the apparently divergent outcomes in Flight Centre and ANZ” – Andrew Christopher and Thea Fabricius; “Vertical merger analysis in the United States, Europe and Australia” – Paul McLachlan; and “Consumer guarantees – lessons to be learnt from afar” – Lynden Griggs, Aviva Freilich and Nicolas Messel. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial; Authorisations and Notifications; Telecommunications; Case Note; Tribunal Tableaux; Council Considerations; and Report from Europe.
The latest Part of AJCCL includes the following articles: “Australian Competition and Consumer Commission priorities” – Rod Sims; “Does it matter what the hypothetical consumer knows? An analysis of ACCC v TPG” – Haylene Treisman; and “A snuggle for survival – the paradox of section 44ZZRD(3)(c): Restricting co-operation may mean restricting competition” – Marianna Parry and Richard Hobson. Also in this part are the following sections: Authorisations and Notifications; Consumer Protections; Case note; What if…; Consumer Concerns; Report from Africa, Report from Europe; and Report from Latin America.
The last Part for 2013 of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes an article by Verity Quinn and Rosannah Healy about the current state of Pt IIIA of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and the benefits of Australia having a national third party access regime. Also in this Part are the following section notes: Access to Services, Administration and National Competition Policy, Consumer Protection, Energy Etchings, Comments from Commerce, Benchmarks and Reports from Europe, North America and Russia.
The latest Part of AJCCL includes two articles and several section notes. The first article comes from Thomas Jones and Andrea Kennedy and considers the High Court’s recent decision in Fortescue Metals’ long running application for access to rail infrastructure in the Pilbara region under Pt IIIA of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth). The second article is by Sally Andersen and examines predatory lending and various attempts made throughout its long history to prevent or regulate it. The section notes include Consumer Protection, Telecommunications, Energy Etchings, Reports from Europe and North America, plus much more!
The March 2012 issue of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes three articles and several sections on various interesting issues related to Competition and Consumer Law. The articles range from discussions of the new enforcement powers and remedies of the Australian Consumer Law, to how the new provisions of the Consumer Law apply to the legal profession, to promoting a more diverse and competitive supermarket sector. The sections list includes Access to services, Tribunal Tableaux, Economic(s) matters and Report from Europe, plus much more!
The June 2011 issue of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes many interesting pieces, including articles on the fate of extended warranties under the Australian Consumer Law and the High Court’s rejections of loss of chance damages in cases of medical negligence. There are also several interesting section notes on a variety of topics, including Defective Goods, Economic(s) Matters and Commission Cameos.
The March 2011 issue of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law (formerly known as the Trade Practices Law Journal) includes interesting articles on the Australian Consumer Law, the balance between consumer protection and business freedom and the issue of geographic price discrimination. There are also several interesting sections, including Access to Services, Tribunal Tableaux and Reports from Europe and New Zealand.