misuse of market power

The New Zealand Government has announced a range of major reforms to NZ’s competition laws, including a relatively controversial proposal to introduce an “effects test” for abuse of dominance and remove various intellectual property exemptions...

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Tug of War: ACCC v TasPorts

December 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has commenced proceedings against TasPorts claiming that TasPorts misused its market power in the supply of marine services at certain Tasmanian ports in an attempt to 'capsize' an emerging competitor, Engage Marine....

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Market power bill awaits Senate debate...

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In what might be one of the last cases prosecuted under the current version of the ‘misuse of market power’ prohibition in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA), the ACCC has commenced proceedings against...

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Misuse of Market Power Bill hits Parliament

December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Government has today introduced a Bill to Parliament which, if passed, will amend the controversial “misuse of market power” provision...

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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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Choose your own section 46 adventure

December 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Government opens consultation on section 46 reform...

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Visa to pay a record $18M penalty for breaching exclusive dealing laws by preventing banks and third party providers from rolling out DCC services...

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