Jurisdiction: Australia

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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Full Federal Court clarifies that exploitation of disadvantage not required for statutory unconscionable conduct...

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Not just digital platforms

February 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

ACCC announces 2021 Compliance and Enforcement Priorities...

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The final voyage of Australia's international shipping cartel proceedings docked permanently on 4 February 2021 as the Federal Court of Australia imposed a $24 million fine on Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS (Wallenius). Wallenius was fined...

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Pharmaceutical company Alkaloids of Australia and its former export manager charged with criminal cartel offences following ACCC investigation...

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The ACCC has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against Peters Ice Cream) in the first exclusive dealing action commenced by the ACCC in approximately two years....

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The ACCC releases its first quarterly report on airline competition in Australia....

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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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Bringing contempt to ACCCount

October 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has demonstrated once again that it will pursue contempt actions in a range of contexts....

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When minority shareholdings trigger investigations The UK’s competition watchdog has approved Amazon’s 16% slice out of online food delivery company, Deliveroo. This followed more than a year of deliberations. The decision was announced by the...

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