Kelley Drye & Warren LLP (JD Supra Australia)
Wine Wars: Australia takes Canada to WTO Alleging Discriminatory Rules Governing Wine Sales
On January 12, 2018, Australia brought a historical first WTO trade dispute against Canada. The request for consultations alleges that the Canadian Government and the Canadian provinces of British Columbia (“B.C.”), Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia discriminated against imported Australian wine by maintaining discriminatory trade measures governing the sale of wine. The alleged discriminatory...
Australian Court Imposes $3 Million Penalty for Product Safety Violations
Earlier this month, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) reminded businesses that, in February, the Federal Court of Australia ordered Woolworths to pay $3.057 million AUD for several violations of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA).