harper review

With Federal Parliament already considering increases to the maximum pecuniary penalties for non-compliance with certain sections of the Australia Consumer Law (ACL) (see our article here), a Bill to implement other changes to ACL was...

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Market power bill awaits Senate debate...

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Roll up, roll up!

November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Read all about the release of the ACCC’s new Media Code of Conduct...

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On 1 July 2016, the Australian Competition Tribunal authorised the acquisition by Sea Swift Pty Ltd of Toll Marine Logistics Australia’s Far North Queensland and Northern Territory marine freight assets. The authorisation is subject to...

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Australia’s ‘corporate crime wave’

May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Australia's 'corporate crime wave'...

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election

What the effects test means for business

March 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Government proposal to amend misuse of market power provision in Australia has potential to heighten uncertainty...

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Spain has released its proposal for implementing the EU’s Directive on competition damages in private proceedings...

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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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ACCC and AER: Their year in review

November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annual report shows steady enforcement and continuing focus on consumer protection...

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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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