Mergers

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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Singapore sings out with guidance

October 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

CCS issues proposed amendments to its competition law guidelines for public consultation...

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KWM in the competition elite

August 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

GCR Australian competition bar survey sees KWM leading the elite...

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Phillipeans meets ASEAN commitment...

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The Australian merger control regime can be frustrating for both domestic and international merger parties.  The Harper Committee has recognised by making a number of recommendations in its final report to improve the regime. In the video...

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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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On 30 October 2014, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) released their joint 2013-14 Annual Report. The 390-page report details the actions taken by the ACCC and AER...

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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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Clearance trifecta

October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 2 October 2014, the ACCC demonstrated that, what can sometimes be perceived as a difficult path for merger applicants, can be a well-lubricated machine, with three high profile transactions achieving clearance through the informal...

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By the numbers

August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our colleagues at KWM in London recently summed up the UK Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) track record on phase 1 UK merger enquiries (see their article here) based on statistics published by the CMA....

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