Sector: Construction

The ACCC’s Annual Report: The Year in Review

October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Still much work to be done...

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With Federal Parliament already considering increases to the maximum pecuniary penalties for non-compliance with certain sections of the Australia Consumer Law (ACL) (see our article here), a Bill to implement other changes to ACL was...

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The ACCC’s priority focus on anti-competitive behaviour in the commercial construction sector lays solid foundations for 2018....

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

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Market power bill awaits Senate debate...

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No major surgery to the ACL – but rehab likely...

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ACCC commences proceedings against Western Australian building company Aveling Homes regarding online reviews ...

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In May this year, the Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC) released a report outlining its findings on a market study into bid-rigging in the construction sector. The report raises concerns that there is widespread collusive...

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What the effects test means for business

March 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Government proposal to amend misuse of market power provision in Australia has potential to heighten uncertainty...

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The CMA brings another criminal cartel case in the construction industry, charging a director for involvement in a suspected UK concrete pipe cartel...

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