Month: June 2014

Airlines in deep water over drip pricing

June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has launched Federal Court proceedings against Jetstar Airways (“Jetstar”) and Virgin Australia Airlines (“Virgin”) in relation to so-called “drip pricing” of airfares on their online sites. The ACCC alleges that the airlines engaged...

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ACCC Halts Hospital Merger

June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last week the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission announced that it would oppose Healthscope Limited’s proposed acquisition of the Brunswick Private Hospital from Healthe Care Pty Ltd following a review which took just under six...

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Here at In Competition, we are focused on providing our readers with a global view of competition law and developments.  With this in mind, today we bring you an update on some interesting developments from...

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Lettuce leaf them alone

June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last month, the French Court of Appeal upheld an appeal against a fine imposed by the French competition authority for price fixing in the endive market.*  The endive enjoys great popularity in France and is...

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Sharon Henrick and Donny Low have written an insightful article on who is the Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC). With the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance set to take effect in 2015, and guidelines on different issues...

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Creating an even plane field

June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 4 June 2014, ACCC Commissioner Dr Jill Walker spoke at the Swinburne Aviation Industry Conference on competition issues in the Australian aviation sector. Dr Walker’s speech is a timely reminder of the numerous competition...

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