Reform

King & Wood Mallesons recently published On-Board – Directions 2019 (available here), reporting on the key themes and results of our corporate governance survey of directors and senior executives conducted in November 2019. The survey revealed...

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On 30 April 2018 the ACCC released its final Dairy Inquiry report, painting a picture of significant imbalances in bargaining power in the dairy supply chain. One of the report’s key recommendations was a mandatory...

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The Federal Government has announced that it will provide approximately $28.6 million in funding over four years from 2019-20....

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loyalty schemes

Not so loyal – ACCC focuses on loyalty schemes

December 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

On 3 December 2019 the ACCC released its final report into customer loyalty schemes calling on market players to improve their data handling practices and the way they communicate with consumers. After flagging a desire...

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The ACCC has published its 2018/19 Annual Report, providing us with an in-depth look at its operations for the year....

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Banking inquiry

ACCC banking on further inquiry

October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Regulator pushing for inquiry into competition in retail banking...

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The ACCC and AER's Corporate Plan highlights strategic priorities and areas of focus for 2019-20. Here's a helicopter overview of what you need to know....

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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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The Therapeutic Goods Administration has published helpful guidance on use of the term ‘natural’ and related claims when advertising therapeutic goods to the public. After considerable public and targeted consultation, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)...

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New Zealand joins the criminal cartel club

May 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

After years of gestation, New Zealand law now provides criminal penalties for serious cartel conduct, in a similar form to Australia’s laws that are about to experience their tenth birthday....

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