Competition

ASIC has released an interim report prepared by Deloitte Access Economics reviewing competition in the Australian managed funds industry, finding that the industry is competitive and highlighting areas for improvement. The review is the...

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The ACCC has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against Peters Ice Cream) in the first exclusive dealing action commenced by the ACCC in approximately two years....

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Shots fired at “gun jumping” cartel

March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Cryosite has been ordered by the Federal Court to pay $1.05 million in penalties in Australia's first “gun jumping” cartel conduct case....

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Singapore's Competition and Consumer Commission acts to block the sale of Uber’s Southeast Asian business to Grab on the basis it would substantially lessen competition in the market for ride-hailing platform services...

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On 22 March 2018, Dowsett J delivered judgment on penalties in ASIC v Cassimatis, the long running litigation related to the collapse of Storm Financial. The judgment provides interesting insights as to the Court’s...

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The ACCC’s priority focus on anti-competitive behaviour in the commercial construction sector lays solid foundations for 2018....

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How amendments to the regulation of EFTPOS surcharges will affect both businesses and consumers in Australia...

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The consumer regulator is once again cracking down on products that claim to provide ‘targeted pain relief’...

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ACCC beaten by egg producers in the Full Court

September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Full Federal Court dismisses the ACCC’s appeal in its case against the Australian Egg Corporation and others for attempting to induce egg producers to reduce the supply of eggs...

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Market power bill awaits Senate debate...

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