Cartels, mergers & movie stars: competition law in 2012 and beyond

Published On 19/12/2012 | By Peta Stevenson | Cartels, Consumer protection, Enforcement, Reform

On 18 November 2012, Lisa Huett had a great interview on BRR Media about developments in competition law during 2012, considering which  sectors may be under the spotlight next year.

Lisa also looked into the crystal ball for 2013, noting that retail facing businesses need to make sure their houses are in order, particularly in respect of consumer guarantees, commenting that while the ACCC gave companies a grace period this year, cases recently commenced against Harvey Norman and Hewlett Packard show that the honeymoon is over.

Don’t forget to read our post on the 12 Clicks of Christmas.

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About The Author

is a partner in the Sydney office of King & Wood Mallesons where she specialises in competition litigation with experience in a wide range of jurisdictions. Peta also advises clients on the application of the anti-competitive conduct, consumer protection and access provisions of the Competition & Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and related state legislation. In 2001/02 she undertook her LLM at the University of Cambridge, during which time she developed a passionate if fleeting interest in rowing.

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