Cartel conduct draws wave of civil, criminal court proceedings in Australia

Introduction

Date: 1 September 2019. Duration: 14:39

A recent increase in Australian court action over cartel conduct, both in criminal and civil cases has seen the country’s competition regulator add two more cases to its hit list in the last fortnight: one against Norwegian shipping line, Wallenius Wilhelmsen ocean and a second against Australian company BlueScope steel. The first is a criminal case; the second a civil matter. Laurel Henning and James Panichi discuss the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission’s unpredictable cartel probes.

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