Authorisations

The ACCC has granted authorisation to a number of South Australian businesses, to establish a joint electricity purchasing group for 11 years...

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On 1 July 2016, the Australian Competition Tribunal authorised the acquisition by Sea Swift Pty Ltd of Toll Marine Logistics Australia’s Far North Queensland and Northern Territory marine freight assets. The authorisation is subject to...

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ReFIRBished

April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Acquisitions of critical state assets by foreign investors now subject to regulatory review...

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Competition changes are afoot across the Tasman

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

An Issues Paper has been released in NZ in relation to key provisions of the Commerce Act...

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ACCC and AER: Their year in review

November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annual report shows steady enforcement and continuing focus on consumer protection...

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Here at In Competition, we are focused on providing our readers with a global view of competition law and developments.  With this in mind, today we bring you an update on some interesting developments from...

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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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Up in the air

February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) is seeking feedback on two new proposed airline alliances, Scoot with Tiger Airways and Singapore Airlines with Air New Zealand. Scoot and Tiger Airways have agreed to cooperate with...

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The mystery around bank interchange fees

October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

While the world of bank interchange fees can at best be described as murky, competition regulators across the globe have been searching for clarity by scrutinising these fees and how service providers, primarily Visa and...

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Virgin and Air NZ cleared for further take off

September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Following on from the ACCC’s draft decision in July, the ACCC has issued its final decision to re-authorise the alliance between Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand, subject to specified conditions.  The decision authorises the...

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