Authorisations

How is your business responding to the COVID-19 pandemic? This alert examines the key competition and consumer laws that businesses may encounter during this time, discusses how the ACCC, the Courts and the Government...

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On 23 March 2020 the ACCC granted urgent interim authorisation to supermarkets, allowing them to collaborate in the wake of demand issues for essential products spurred by COVID-19....

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A year on from the consolidation of China’s competition regulatory functions into the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), and just over a decade from the introduction of the Antimonopoly Law (AML), partners from KWM's...

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ACCCounting for an emboldened regulator

March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The most recent quarterly ACCCount of the ACCC’s regulatory and enforcement activities paints a picture of a regulator emboldened by the new environment cultivated by the Financial Services Royal Commission....

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The Australian Competition Tribunal has authorised the Tabcorp-Tatts merger for the second time. Can the new merger authorisation regime be used to achieve timing certainty?...

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The ACCC has granted authorisation to a number of South Australian businesses, to establish a joint electricity purchasing group for 11 years...

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On 1 July 2016, the Australian Competition Tribunal authorised the acquisition by Sea Swift Pty Ltd of Toll Marine Logistics Australia’s Far North Queensland and Northern Territory marine freight assets. The authorisation is subject to...

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ReFIRBished

April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Acquisitions of critical state assets by foreign investors now subject to regulatory review...

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Competition changes are afoot across the Tasman

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

An Issues Paper has been released in NZ in relation to key provisions of the Commerce Act...

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ACCC and AER: Their year in review

November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annual report shows steady enforcement and continuing focus on consumer protection...

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