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First step in Australia's last-ditch court clash over remedies scheduled for Dec. 8, official says

By James Panichi
  • 05 Nov 2020 19:21
  • 05 Nov 2020 19:21
The ability of Australian courts to accept behavioral remedies in contested merger cases will be put to the test by the end of this year, with the country’s top competition official today confirming that on Dec. 8 the High Court of Australia will announce whether it will look into the matter.

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James Panichi

Senior Editor, Asia Pacific

James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the European operation of US political website Politico as an investigative reporter specializing in governance, transparency and lobbying.

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