Jurisdiction: Australia

Competition Tribunal welcomes fresh faces

December 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Federal Government announces three appointments to the Australian Competition Tribunal....

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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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Tug of War: ACCC v TasPorts

December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has commenced proceedings against TasPorts claiming that TasPorts misused its market power in the supply of marine services at certain Tasmanian ports in an attempt to 'capsize' an emerging competitor, Engage Marine....

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acccount report

ACCCount Report acccounts for a number of firsts

November 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hot off the heels of its Annual Report the ACCC has published its quarterly ACCCount report for July – September 2019....

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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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Misleading promise of ocean views leaves home owners feeling salty: Federal Court awards damages for misleading or deceptive conduct and tort of deceit in relation to sale of land in undeveloped, subdivided estate. The...

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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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Naut so fast

September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

After more than four years of investigations by the ACCC, on 23 August 2019 the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) charged Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS (WWO), a Norwegian-based global shipping company, with criminal cartel...

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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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