Jurisdiction: Australia

Misuse of Market Power Bill passes but held

August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Bill passes Parliament On 15 August 2017, the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Misuse of Market Power) Bill 2017 finally passed both Houses. The Bill contains much-debated amendments to s 46 of the Competition and...

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ACCC’s criminal cartel machine goes full steam ahead in roll-on, roll-off cargo cartel proceedings...

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Extended warranties have been attracting an increasing amount of regulatory scrutiny in recent years. This activity has now led several law firms and litigation funders to consider launching class actions....

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Sparking submissions on electricity pricing

June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

ACCC releases retail electricity supply and pricing inquiry issues paper...

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Big Data, Keeps Getting Bigger

June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The combination of big data and algorithms is one of the hot topics globally. It is showing no signs of slowing down with ever greater regulatory scrutiny....

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EC sends a clear message about the importance of providing full and accurate information in a merger approval filing...

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The ACCC will monitor residential mortgage pricing and the extent to which banks seek to pass on the costs of the Federal Government’s proposed bank levy...

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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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Penalty units set to increase from $180 to $210 from 1 July 2017...

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Give Aussie products a fair go…

May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

"Made in" claims toughen up...

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