Enforcement

ACCC and AER announce joint investigation into potential price gouging by energy companies

Lights Out on Price Gouging

June 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

ACCC and AER announce joint investigation into potential price gouging by energy companies amid Australian power crisis....

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Airbnb, ACCC

No vacation for Airbnb

June 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

ACCC homes in on accommodation pricing, continuing its focus on pricing statements by digital platforms...

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competition in the financial services sector

Financial Services: Comply or Pay the Price

June 14, 2022 | 0 Comments

One of the ACCC's key compliance and enforcement priorities is competition in the financial services sector, with a focus on payment services...

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ACCC deals the cards on payment networks

June 8, 2022 | 0 Comments

ACCC launches proceedings against Mastercard for anti-competitive conduct...

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The Labor Party has promised to increase penalties under the Competition & Consumer Act and amend the Unfair Contract Terms regime....

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Federal Court finds merger documents provided to ACCC are admissible in subsequent and unrelated civil cartel prosecution...

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Both the ACCC and Mazda have appealed the November 2021 decision of Justice O’Callaghan of the Federal Court of Australia. In that decision, the Court found that Mazda engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct and...

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Peters Ice Cream gets its just desserts

April 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

Peters Ice Cream admits to engaging in exclusive dealing and agrees to the imposition of a $12 million pecuniary penalty. ...

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Is your green claim true blue?

March 4, 2022 | 0 Comments

Environmental sustainability named as key ACCC priority for FY22/23...

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boycott

ACCC Constructs Successful Boycott Case

March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has continued to build on its efforts in the construction industry with recent success in proceedings against construction company Hutchinson and the CFMMEU.  The result is a much-needed win for the ACCC after a...

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