Sector: Telecoms

Key themes, insights and dialogue from the 2016 Mobile World Congress, with a focus on Australian competition...

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Freebie? I wouldn’t bet on it

September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court has found that Bet365 engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false representations in " Free Bets ” offers to new customers...

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Italian Competition Authority looks to sink their boot into pay TV networks over soccer rights...

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ACCC specifically autohrised to access telecommunications data to aid criminal cartel enforcement...

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The US Department of Justice had one fine year fighting cartels in 2014, with its Antitrust Division collecting $1.861 billion in criminal fines and penalties for the fiscal year ending 30 September 2014. The Department’s...

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2015 Hot Hits for the ACCC and CMA

January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

To kick start 2015, in this post we analyse recent trends to assess any similarities in enforcement priorities between regulators in the UK and Australia. Our UK team has recently reported on the forecast in the UK...

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Bark but not bite?

March 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

In its recent decision of Today FM (Sydney) Pty Limited v Australian Communications and Media Authority [2014] FCAFC 22, the Full Federal Court has held that the investigative and determinative powers of the Australian Communications...

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Comparatively speaking…

February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over on our sister blog IP Whiteboard, Anthony Duong has reported on the recent Federal Court decision in Telstra v Optus, in which Telstra succeeding in establishing that Optus’ TV campaign was misleading and deceptive under...

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As we previously reported, the ACCC and TPG have been battling it out in a marathon match in relation to TPG’s Unlimited ADSL2+ advertisements.  In the ads in question, TPG emphasised the fact that its...

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On 28 May 2013, the European Commission released its annual report, the Report on Competition Policy (2012) (EC Report), which emphasised the use of competition policy to leverage the Single Market for growth, and rejected...

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