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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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On 4 June 2020, the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore issued an Infringement Decision against three companies for their involvement in anti-competitive agreements to rig tenders issued by Wildlife Reserves Singapore for the provision...

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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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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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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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The ACCC’s Annual Report: The Year in Review

October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Still much work to be done...

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The Australian Competition Tribunal has authorised the Tabcorp-Tatts merger for the second time. Can the new merger authorisation regime be used to achieve timing certainty?...

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The European Commission has fined Google EUR 2.42 billion - the largest ever levied against a single company for an EU antitrust violation...

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Market power bill awaits Senate debate...

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