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Misuse of Market Power Bill hits Parliament

December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Government has today introduced a Bill to Parliament which, if passed, will amend the controversial “misuse of market power” provision...

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Anchors aweigh (again!)

November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC commences its second ever criminal cartel prosecution, against Japanese based shipping company...

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KWM is open for business in Singapore

May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

We’re excited to announce the official opening of our Singapore office!...

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On Monday 22 September, the Competition Policy Review Panel released its Draft Report on the effectiveness of Australia’s current competition policy and laws, and its recommendations for the promotion of competition across the country (see...

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Earlier this month, the ACCC added another $50,000 to its penalties piggy bank as a result of two further proceedings against Harvey Norman franchisees. This takes the total penalties ordered against Harvey Norman franchisees since December 2013...

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An economy based on merit, not muscle

May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

As highlighted in a recent speech by the Minister for Small Business, Australia’s Federal Government clearly sees the current Review of Competition Policy as involving a broad remit that goes beyond reviewing the “competition law...

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Hand him over

April 22, 2014 | 1 Comments

The US Department of Justice recently announced that it had successfully extradited the first foreign national on antitrust (competition law) charges, indicating that the US government will continue its forceful approach to pursuing foreign executives...

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The New Zealand Commerce Commission (NZCC) has been busy on the criminal enforcement front.  Weeks after it successfully completed its first criminal prosecution under the New Zealand Crimes Act (see our previous post), the NZCC...

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NZCC shows its crime fighting badge

September 30, 2013 | 1 Comments

The New Zealand Commerce Commission (NZCC) has successfully completed its first criminal prosecution under the New Zealand Crimes Act, with a former company director sentenced to home detention for 10 months.  This is the first...

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Fear of losing? Not the ACCC

August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Following Rod Sims’ speech in February this year on the ACCC’s priorities for 2013, the ACCC Chairman has again outlined the Commission’s priorities in a wide-ranging address to the Law Council of Australia.  The ACCC’s...

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