Sector: Telecoms

On 5 May 2017, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) published its draft decision not to ‘declare’ a wholesale domestic mobile roaming service (domestic mobile roaming service). The ACCC’s inquiry into whether to declare...

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Big data, big representations, big implications

January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Facebook faces fines for giving incorrect or misleading information to the European Commission in relation to its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp....

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Watching the watching brief...

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Key themes, insights and dialogue from the 2016 Mobile World Congress, with a focus on Australian competition...

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Freebie? I wouldn’t bet on it

September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court has found that Bet365 engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false representations in " Free Bets ” offers to new customers...

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Italian Competition Authority looks to sink their boot into pay TV networks over soccer rights...

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ACCC specifically autohrised to access telecommunications data to aid criminal cartel enforcement...

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The US Department of Justice had one fine year fighting cartels in 2014, with its Antitrust Division collecting $1.861 billion in criminal fines and penalties for the fiscal year ending 30 September 2014. The Department’s...

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2015 Hot Hits for the ACCC and CMA

January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

To kick start 2015, in this post we analyse recent trends to assess any similarities in enforcement priorities between regulators in the UK and Australia. Our UK team has recently reported on the forecast in the UK...

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Bark but not bite?

March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

In its recent decision of Today FM (Sydney) Pty Limited v Australian Communications and Media Authority [2014] FCAFC 22, the Full Federal Court has held that the investigative and determinative powers of the Australian Communications...

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