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Loyal Coal agrees to settle with the ACCC on day two of the hearing into bid-rigging of tenders for NSW mining exploration licences...

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The CMA brings another criminal cartel case in the construction industry, charging a director for involvement in a suspected UK concrete pipe cartel...

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Reflections on the ACCC's enforcement actions and powers in the world of advertising...

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JFTC's ability to fine foreign companies for cartel conduct upheld...

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KWM partners Wayne Leach & Andrew Monotti discuss competition law issues arising from the privatisation of state-owned assets, including implications of the Harper Report's recommendations...

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Although not a new phenomenon, “drip pricing” tactics have been targeted as part of the ACCC’s consumer protection enforcement agenda. As we previously blogged, drip pricing involves the incremental addition of further fees above the...

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ACCC’s review of Rheem-Dux merger heats up

October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has been kept busy by informal merger clearances, despite recently clearing a trifecta of high profile transactions. On 17 October 2014, the ACCC published a Statement of Issues setting out its concerns in...

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Airlines in deep water over drip pricing

June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has launched Federal Court proceedings against Jetstar Airways (“Jetstar”) and Virgin Australia Airlines (“Virgin”) in relation to so-called “drip pricing” of airfares on their online sites. The ACCC alleges that the airlines engaged...

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Creating an even plane field

June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 4 June 2014, ACCC Commissioner Dr Jill Walker spoke at the Swinburne Aviation Industry Conference on competition issues in the Australian aviation sector. Dr Walker’s speech is a timely reminder of the numerous competition...

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Is Breaking Up Hard to Do?

April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 6 March 2014, Senator Xenophon introduced a private member’s Bill intended to give the Federal Court power to order corporations to reduce their market share or power if they breach the prohibition on the misuse...

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