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NYSE Euronext ex-changes hands

June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The European Commission has approved IntercontinentalExchange’s (ICE) acquisition of NYSE Euronext for $8.2 billion in the biggest financial exchange merger since NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Börse’s $10 billion failed merger in 2011. In a statement...

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Wein’s World of Franchising

June 18, 2013 | 1 Comments

A recent report commissioned by the Federal Government has found that the franchise sector in Australia operates well and that the Franchising Code of Conduct (‘Code’) is generally working in practice. In early May Gary...

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Food for thought

May 21, 2013 | 1 Comments

The Australian Greens Leader, Christine Milne, has introduced the new Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Country of Origin Food Labelling) Bill (Bill) aimed at simplifying food labelling requirements for country of origin claims within Australia.This...

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The ACCC has granted authorisation to individual General Practitioners (GPs) working in shared practices to allow them to engage in intra-practice price setting and collective bargaining until 15 March 2018. The Australian Medical Association Limited (AMA)...

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At the end of December 2012, three of China’s anti-monopoly regulators, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) and the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), made public their...

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Bottoms-up: two liquor producers rethink RPM

February 21, 2013 | 1 Comments

Two of China’s most famous liquor producers, Maotai and Wuliangye, have been fined RMB 449 million (approx. A$69.4 million) by China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) for resale price maintenance (RPM).  The fine amounts...

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