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The ACCC commenced its inquiry into digital platforms on 4 December 2017 and is required to publish a preliminary report in early December 2018. In this post, we provide an overview of the context...

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The Australian Competition Tribunal has authorised the Tabcorp-Tatts merger for the second time. Can the new merger authorisation regime be used to achieve timing certainty?...

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Possibly as a birthday present to itself, the ACCC has released a statement on the first birthday of the extension of the unfair terms regime to small businesses....

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Competition law reforms take effect

November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

After four years of consultation and debate, some of the most significant reforms to Australia’s competition laws came into effect yesterday....

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ACCC targets NBN in new inquiry

November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Focus on consumer protection and wholesale service levels as NBN complaints rise...

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It’s been just under a year since the introduction of the new business-to-business unfair contract terms law, and the ACCC has moved swiftly from education and industry reviews to enforcing and testing the law...

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Google, Facebook (and other ‘internet giants’) under ACCC scrutiny

December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

The ACCC commenced its inquiry into digital platforms on 4 December 2017 and is required to publish a preliminary report in early December 2018. In this post, we provide...

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Competition law reforms take effect

November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Misuse of Market Power Bill passes but held

August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments