Sector: Government

The Labor Party has promised to increase penalties under the Competition & Consumer Act and amend the Unfair Contract Terms regime....

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Peters Ice Cream gets its just desserts

April 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

Peters Ice Cream admits to engaging in exclusive dealing and agrees to the imposition of a $12 million pecuniary penalty. ...

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Is your green claim true blue?

March 4, 2022 | 0 Comments

Environmental sustainability named as key ACCC priority for FY22/23...

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Five eyes intelligence alliance form new international working group aimed at preventing anti-competitive collusion in international trade....

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Concerns about the price of rapid antigen tests prompts ACCC examination of costs and retail prices in a bid to prevent the development and spread of excessive pricing practices amongst retailers for these essential pandemic...

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InCompetition | penalty units

Penalty units balloon

July 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

Commonwealth penalty units increased on 1 July 2020 for the first time in three years....

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NSW Fair Trading will be checking suppliers inform consumers of prejudicial terms. Here's what you need to know....

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TasPorts sails to a smooth end

May 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

After a tonne of anticipation, the first judgment considering the new misuse of market power provision following the Harper Review has now berthed. This follows TasPorts’ admission to contravening s 46 of the Competition and...

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ACCC announces 2021 Compliance and Enforcement Priorities...

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On 31 August 2020, the ACCC and AER released their Corporate Plan for 2020 to 2021 (the Plan). The Plan refreshes the regulators’ key strategic priorities, activities and capabilities over the next twelve months. The...

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