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How to avoid engaging in resale price maintenance when dealing with maverick retailers

This note examines what strategies are available to suppliers where a reduction in supply price is not commercially viable, and what to do when one of your customers' heavy discounting results in

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Low hurdles to extend price signalling laws to other sectors

On 6 June 2012, the new anti-competitive price signalling laws will come into effect. While the Government at this stage only intends to apply these laws to the banking sector, recently proposed...

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Sweating the small stuff - big penalties for misleading consumers

Recent cases demonstrate that companies should immediately perform a comprehensive audit of trade practices compliance programs to ensure they are up to date, effectively implemented and well...

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Price disclosure laws - coming to an industry near you...

On 24 March 2011, the Federal Government introduced the much-debated anti-competitive price disclosure Bill into Parliament....While the law is intended to apply to the banking sector only, there...

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