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The ACCC has published updated guidelines on its use of mandatory information gathering powers, following the release of the Harper exposure draft legislation...

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The ACCC has published its Part IIIA access undertaking guidelines, following a public consultation...

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What’s the score on third line forcing

July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Notification, revocation and reform: the case for reform of the third line forcing prohibition...

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A case study in the application of competition law to digital markets and online markets: online travel agents (OTAs)...

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KWM named in the global competition elite

February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

We are excited to share the fact that King & Wood Mallesons has been named as one of the Global Competition Review’s “Global Elite”, having been ranked as one of the world’s top 20 competition...

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Flying high

August 2, 2015 | 1 Comments

Full Federal Court allows Flight Centre’s appeal against price-fixing findings...

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Current trends in competition law litigation

April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The ACCC is undertaking more investigations and litigation, including on novel matters, and seeking higher penalties....

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Although not a new phenomenon, “drip pricing” tactics have been targeted as part of the ACCC’s consumer protection enforcement agenda. As we previously blogged, drip pricing involves the incremental addition of further fees above the...

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A New Year, a new Franchising Code of Conduct

January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

On 1 January 2015, the new Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) commenced as a schedule to the Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes- Franchising) Regulation 2014 (Regulation). The changes followed the Wein Review, which considered the...

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ACCC’s review of Rheem-Dux merger heats up

October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has been kept busy by informal merger clearances, despite recently clearing a trifecta of high profile transactions. On 17 October 2014, the ACCC published a Statement of Issues setting out its concerns in...

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