Sector: National

How amendments to the regulation of EFTPOS surcharges will affect both businesses and consumers in Australia...

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New car industry in the ACCC’s headlights

January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The ACCC’s latest market study recommends that changes be made to improve consumer outcomes in the new car retailing industry...

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The ACCC commenced its inquiry into digital platforms on 4 December 2017 and is required to publish a preliminary report in early December 2018. In this post, we provide an overview of the context...

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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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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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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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Show me the money

February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

ACCC Chairman Rod Sims promises to seek higher pecuniary penalties in the courts....

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The regulator’s net

August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC chief sets out his goals for the year ahead...

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Australia’s ‘corporate crime wave’

May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Australia's 'corporate crime wave'...

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ACCC’s big week of penalties

May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The past week has seen the Federal Court of Australia hand down pecuniary penalties in five different matters – bringing a total of $38 million for the ACCC. These penalties were ordered against a backdrop...

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