Reform

Misuse of market power bill continues its journey

February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Senate Economics Legislation Committee recommends that that the Government’s bill to amend Australia’s misuse of market power laws be passed...

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The Competition and Consumer Amendment (Country of Origin) Bill 2016, which is part of a broader package of reforms to country of origin food labelling in Australia, was passed by the Senate without amendment...

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Fast-track justice for competition claims

December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The UK’s CAT introduces new fast-track procedure...

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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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Roll up, roll up!

November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Read all about the release of the ACCC’s new Media Code of Conduct...

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They’re here! Unfair terms in B2B arrive

November 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The extension of Australia’s unfair terms regime under the ACL to business-to-business (B2B) contracts took effect from 12 November 2016...

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ACL reform a step closer

November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The first review of the Australian Consumer Law (“ACL”) is well underway, with an interim report being issued last month....

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ACCC releases Issues Paper for its Inquiry into the dairy industry. The Issues Paper seeks feedback on key competition and fair trading issues...

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The ACCC has published updated guidelines on its use of mandatory information gathering powers, following the release of the Harper exposure draft legislation...

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One door closes, another one opens

September 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Merger review - - present and proposed processes for merger assessment...

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