The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission files civil proceedings against a cartel that allegedly denied the benefits of lower prices for laundry detergent products to the consumers (Woolworths)

ACCC takes action against alleged laundry detergent cartel* The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has filed civil proceedings, in the Sydney registry of the Federal Court of Australia, in relation to an alleged cartel that the ACCC alleges denied Australian consumers the benefits of lower prices for laundry detergent products. The ACCC alleges that Colgate-Palmolive Pty Ltd (Colgate) and PZ Cussons Australia Pty Ltd (Cussons) made and gave effect to cartel and other anti-competitive arrangements. The ACCC alleges that Colgate, Cussons and Unilever Australia Limited (Unilever) entered into arrangements to: cease supplying

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Australian Competition Authority, The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission files civil proceedings against a cartel that allegedly denied the benefits of lower prices for laundry detergent products to the consumers (Woolworths), 12 December 2013, e-Competitions Bulletin December 2013, Art. N° 61631

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