Reform

The new B2B unfair terms regime is being put to the test by the ACCC with a number of in-depth industry-specific investigations underway Hot on the heels of the ACCC’s 2017 enforcement priorities comes a...

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For whom the whistle blows

March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The ACCC’s submission to the current parliamentary inquiry into whistleblower protections takes the firm view that persons who report breaches of the CCA should be afforded greater statutory protection. In this post, we look at...

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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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