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KWM partners Wayne Leach & Andrew Monotti discuss competition law issues arising from the privatisation of state-owned assets, including implications of the Harper Report's recommendations...

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The ACCC forks out more penalties…

October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court has by consent ordered penalties totalling $8.3 million against Renegade Gas Pty Ltd (trading as Supagas NSW) (Renegade Gas), Speed-E-Gas (NSW) Pty Ltd (Speed-E-Gas), and three current and former senior officers of those...

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Carbon Tax gets the boot

July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the repeal of the carbon tax by the Commonwealth Parliament, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has been granted new powers to take enforcement action in relation to the new obligations imposed on businesses...

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Taking ACCCount

November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) recently released its quarterly report for September 2013. The report provides an outline of the activities that the ACCC, along with the Australian Energy Regulator, have been involved...

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US battle for the sky

November 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) is ready to do battle with American Airlines and US Airways to block their mega-merger, but the airlines have the option of agreeing divestments in order to settle legal...

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MyCC strikes again

November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Hot on the heels of the Malaysia Competition Commission’s (MyCC) first ever decision to impose fines on Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia for engaging in market sharing arrangements (see our previous post), the MyCC has issued...

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Foreign exchange under the microscope

November 4, 2013 | 1 Comments

In the last two weeks, the US Department of Justice (US DoJ) and UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) reached further settlement agreements in relation to alleged manipulation of various global interest rates. As reported previously,...

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Hot on the heels of the election, the Commonwealth Government has released draft legislation that provides for the repeal of the carbon tax legislation.  In addition, the draft legislation proposes to introduce new prohibitions and...

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Baxter/Gambro gets ACCC tick of approval

September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Adding to the regulatory approvals in China (blogged about in our previous post), New Zealand and Europe, the ACCC has announced that it will not oppose the proposed acquisition of Gambro AB by Baxter International...

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The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has rejected an appeal made by the Schindler Group against the findings of the General Court in regard to fines imposed by the European Commission (EC) for cartel conduct in...

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