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Australia's NQCranes loses court bid to scrap part of antitrust lawsuit

By Laurel Henning
  • 19 Oct 2021 18:38
  • 19 Oct 2021 18:53
Australian crane operator NQCranes has failed to have part of the antitrust lawsuit against it struck out before the matter gets to trial, according to a judgment published today.

Lawyer Michael Hodge had argued on behalf of NQCranes in July that Australia’s competition regulator had failed to plea “conducts or acts” at

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Laurel Henning

Senior Correspondent

Laurel is a senior correspondent specializing in competition law, data privacy and security, in Australia and New Zealand. Laurel reports from Sydney on criminal-cartel legislation and white-collar crime, as well as competition and consumer lawsuits involving companies including Google, Meta Platforms and Apple. While at MLex Laurel has also reported boardroom disputes and shareholder campaigns agitating for changes to company strategy. Laurel joined MLex in 2013 and reported for five years on European energy and climate policies from Brussels. In that time, Laurel covered the regulation of emissions and technological developments pertaining to the energy sector within the EU, as well as the Paris agreement in 2015. A graduate of the University of Liverpool, Laurel studied English and French before beginning a career in journalism with MLex.

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