The Australian Federal Court upholds an appeal against a national masonry company for predatory pricing (Boral Besser Masonry)

Court upholds predatory pricing appeal against Boral Besser Masonry Ltd – Important case about misuse of market power* In an important decision the Full Court of the Federal Court late yesterday decided unanimously that Boral Besser Masonry Ltd's* pricing below manufacturing costs breached the misuse of market power provisions (s 46) of the Trade Practices Act 1974. "The ACCC welcomes this landmark Full Court decision which clarifies when predatory pricing could constitute a misuse of market power under the Trade Practices Act", ACCC Chairman, Professor Allan Fels, said today. "A Full Court of the Federal Court has considered this issue in Australia only on a few occasions". C&M Bricks, a

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Australian Competition Authority, The Australian Federal Court upholds an appeal against a national masonry company for predatory pricing (Boral Besser Masonry), 28 February 2001, e-Competitions February 2001, Art. N° 100194

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