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On 3 January 2013, the US Federal Trade Commission announced that it has closed its investigation into Google after an “exhaustive” 19 month review. The FTC’s investigation initially focused on Google’s core search product, with...

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Co-operate and $ave

December 14, 2012 | 1 Comments

On 6 December 2012, the Malaysian Competition Commission (MyCC) issued a Final Decision against the Cameron Highlands Floriculturist Association, confirming its earlier finding (in its Proposed Decision, which we blogged about here) that the Association...

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Reform has a new top dog

December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The new chairman of the Productivity Commission, Peter Harris, has an interesting road ahead of him with a number of early challenges.  Luckily, he’s no stranger to difficult reform. His career has spanned many sectors...

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Price-fixing in Malaysia – not a bed of roses

November 9, 2012 | 1 Comments

On 24 October 2012, the MyCC issued its first proposed decision in relation to a breach of Malaysia’s Competition Act 2010 (Act). The proposed decision stemmed from a news report in March 2012 which quoted...

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The Pilbara saga continues

September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The High Court has delivered its decision on Fortescue’s long running attempt to get access to two of Rio Tinto’s railway lines in the Pilbara under Part IIIA of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (as it was...

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