Sector: Energy, resources & projects

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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Sims’ spotlight on banks, NBN, cars

August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has recently made statements that shed light on the ACCC's enforcement priorities for 2017 and his views on his legacy....

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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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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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The Turnbull Government’s second Budget gives the ACCC new funds for new jobs, hikes ACL penalties and introduces measures for more competitive and fairer energy and banking sectors....

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Market power bill awaits Senate debate...

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The ACCC is reportedly preparing to send out compulsory information notices to electricity companies following the Turnbull Government’s direction to the regulator to inquire into retail electricity prices in the national electricity market. In a...

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The Federal Court has dismissed proceedings brought by the ACCC against a number of electrical cable manufacturers and wholesalers, and their executives, for alleged cartel and exclusionary conduct in relation to the acquisition and supply...

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You win some, you lose some

August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

A partial win for the ACCC in high voltage cable cartel litigation...

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