Sector: National

What a year InCompetition!

December 24, 2015 | 1 Comments

InCompetition looks back at some of the key events in competition law from 2015 and wishes readers a happy festive season...

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Government response to Harper Report gives leg up to litigants...

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For the second time this year, an individual has been sentenced for failing to comply with a section 155 notice...

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Harper Review recommendation adopted

August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Productivity Commission to undertake an inquiry into Australia’s IP regime...

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Penalties continue their upward climb

June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Commonwealth penalty unit to increase by $10 to $180 from 31 July 2015 ...

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ACCC opens up a new coalface

May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

ACCC brings cartel case against Obeids ...

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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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Agricultural competitiveness under the spotlight

Agricultural competitiveness under the spotlight

October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has released the Federal Government’s Agricultural Competitiveness Green Paper – a key election commitment – and the overwhelming message is the desire to restore the balance of power to primary...

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An economy based on merit, not muscle

May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

As highlighted in a recent speech by the Minister for Small Business, Australia’s Federal Government clearly sees the current Review of Competition Policy as involving a broad remit that goes beyond reviewing the “competition law...

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A roadmap for competition reform?

November 20, 2013 | 2 Comments

The Monash Business Policy Forum (MBPF) has released a report containing 12 recommendations to guide the Federal Government’s “root and branch” review (the Review) of Australia’s competition laws (see our previous post on the Review...

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