Woolworths prevails in test of ACCC enforceable undertaking

In Woolworths Limited v About Life Pty Ltd [2017] NSWSC 1117, Woolworths tested the scope of the enforceable undertakings it, and a number of other supermarket operators, gave to the ACCC not to include, or give effect to, restrictive provisions in supermarket lease agreements. Woolworths ultimately prevailed in this case.  The decision is useful for […]

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CB Cold Storage

The Victorian Court of Appeal has now confirmed Croft J’s decision in CB Cold Storage Pty Ltd v IMCC Group Pty Ltd [2017] VSC 23 that a lease of a wholesale cold storage facility is a “retail premises lease” caught by the provisions of the Retail Leases Act (RLA), dismissing an appeal by the landlord […]

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