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NSW Ports faces February deadline in antitrust court battle over access to documents

By Laurel Henning
  • 11 Feb 2020 19:05
  • 02 Mar 2020 22:59

An Australian federal judge presiding over NSW Ports Operations' court battle against allegations of anticompetitive behavior has set a Feb. 17 deadline for lawyers to provide a table of disputed categories for documents they're seeking access to in the case.

In orders published by the Federal Court of Australia following a hearing in Sydney on Tuesday,

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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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