The Australian Federal Court fines three distributors of polycarbonate roof sheeting for exclusive dealing conduct (Palram / Ampelite / EGR)

Sweat deal for the ACCC* In the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Oakmoore Pty Ltd cases,[1] the Federal Court declared, by consent, that Ampelite Australia Pty Ltd (Ampelite), Palram Australia Pty Ltd (Palram) and Oakmoore Pty Ltd (trading as EGR) had engaged in exclusive dealing conduct which had the purpose of substantially lessening competition. The Court ordered the parties to pay penalties totalling $11.95 million. The $350,000 penalty imposed on Mr Horwill, a director of EGR, is the highest penalty ever imposed on an individual for a breach of the exclusive dealing provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA). These cases are also the first time that the

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Paula Mucha, The Australian Federal Court fines three distributors of polycarbonate roof sheeting for exclusive dealing conduct (Palram / Ampelite / EGR), 13 August 2018, e-Competitions August 2018, Art. N° 88605

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