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Virgin Australia’s much touted “Game Change” commercial strategy is another step closer to realisation after the ACCC decided not to oppose its acquisition of 60% of Tiger Airways Australia. The decision, announced by the ACCC...

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Viscas pays for cable cabal

April 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

A clean record and cooperation with the ACCC might be helpful, but as Japanese electricity cable supplier Viscas discovered, penalties will still be imposed if you’ve been involved in cartel conduct. On 5 April the...

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King hit for beef that’s not from the Island

October 17, 2012 | 1 Comments

On 14 August 2012 the Federal Court in Victoria found that the Melbourne-based butcher and retailer had contravened both the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) and the equivalent provisions of the former Trade Practices Act (TPA),...

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Whilst concerns have been raised about the impacts of greater vertical integration in wholesale electricity markets both overseas and here in Australia, the ACCC found enough reasons to think that the markets can cope with...

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