ACCC v Visy preview

It’s expected that Visy will accept liability today in ACCC’s price fixing case against it.

There has been a lot of pre-hearing publicity (including speculation about Australia’s largest ever civil penalty).

The Australian provides an overview of the case, the prospect of subsequent class actions and past recommendations that this offence should be criminalised.

UPDATE 16 October: decision reserved

UPDATE 2 November: decision announced

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