Month: November 2013

Resale price maintenance – not cool

November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Mitsubishi Electric Australia Pty Ltd (Mitsubishi Electric) for alleged resale price maintenance. The ACCC alleged that, on three occasions between 2009 and 2011, Mitsubishi Electric,...

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ANZ gets home on defending price fixing claims

November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

A longstanding dispute between the ANZ and the ACCC has finally been resolved, with the Federal Court dismissing the allegations of the ACCC in a decision handed down by Justice Dowsett on Monday 18 November...

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A roadmap for competition reform?

November 20, 2013 | 2 Comments

The Monash Business Policy Forum (MBPF) has released a report containing 12 recommendations to guide the Federal Government’s “root and branch” review (the Review) of Australia’s competition laws (see our previous post on the Review...

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Taking ACCCount

November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) recently released its quarterly report for September 2013. The report provides an outline of the activities that the ACCC, along with the Australian Energy Regulator, have been involved...

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US battle for the sky

November 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) is ready to do battle with American Airlines and US Airways to block their mega-merger, but the airlines have the option of agreeing divestments in order to settle legal...

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MyCC strikes again

November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hot on the heels of the Malaysia Competition Commission’s (MyCC) first ever decision to impose fines on Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia for engaging in market sharing arrangements (see our previous post), the MyCC has issued...

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Foreign exchange under the microscope

November 4, 2013 | 1 Comments

In the last two weeks, the US Department of Justice (US DoJ) and UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) reached further settlement agreements in relation to alleged manipulation of various global interest rates. As reported previously,...

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