Reform

TasPorts sails to a smooth end

May 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

After a tonne of anticipation, the first judgment considering the new misuse of market power provision following the Harper Review has now berthed. This follows TasPorts’ admission to contravening s 46 of the Competition and...

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ASIC has released an interim report prepared by Deloitte Access Economics reviewing competition in the Australian managed funds industry, finding that the industry is competitive and highlighting areas for improvement. The review is the...

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ACCC announces 2021 Compliance and Enforcement Priorities...

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Reform to the UCT framework is on the horizon and Treasury recommends that UCTs attract civil pecuniary penalties...

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The ACCC has published its quarterly ACCCount report for 1 January to 31 March 2020, providing insights into its performance and activities over that period...

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The New Zealand Government has announced a range of major reforms to NZ’s competition laws, including a relatively controversial proposal to introduce an “effects test” for abuse of dominance and remove various intellectual property exemptions...

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Pay-for-delay pharmaceutical agreements have attracted scrutiny from regulators in the US and EU. With last year's repeal of the intellectual property exemption in the CCA, these agreements are at greater risk of Australian regulatory attention...

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Commonwealth to punish profiteers: New prohibitions against price gouging and export of medical supplies during COVID-19 crisis...

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ACCC Chair Rod Sims announced the ACCC’s 2020 compliance and enforcement priorities during his annual speech at the Committee for Economic Development of Australia on 25 February 2020....

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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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