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Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited v ACCC and TPG

Federal Court of Australia, New South Wales


File details

Applicant Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited
(represented by Allens)

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
(represented by Australian Government Solicitor)

TPG Telecom Ltd
(represented by Herbert Smith Freehills)

File Number NSD818/2019
Filing date 24 May 2019
Registry New South Wales
Judge Justice Middleton

Court events


Hearing set for 10 Sept - 1 October 2019

Case management hearing set for 26 August 2019

Case management hearing listed for 31 May at 10:15 before Justice Middleton.

Interlocutory hearing before Justice Markovic on 24 May 2019. Ordered (in part) that proceedings be listed on an expidited basis for case management in week commencing 27 May 2019.

Claims Challenge to ACCC's opposition to proposed merger with TPG



On 8 May 2019 the ACCC announced it would oppose the proposed merger between TPG Telecom Limited and Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Ltd


Firm commentary



Media on ACCC decision to oppose proposed merger