Reform

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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From 12 November 2016, the existing unfair contract term protections for consumers will be extended pursuant to the Treasury Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Act 2015 to cover standard form small business...

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What’s the score on third line forcing

July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Notification, revocation and reform: the case for reform of the third line forcing prohibition...

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Does it go far enough in addressing concerns about geo-blocking or will it provide only limited benefit to consumers?...

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Watching the watching brief...

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