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Treasurer hails fifth wave of competition reform with changes to merger clearance rules
Insight 10 Apr 2024

The Federal Treasurer, Dr Jim Chalmers MP, announced today that the Government is moving ahead with its plans to introduce significant changes to Australia's merger clearance rules. ...

Global Developments in M&A and 'In conversations'
Webinar

Webinar: The M&A Conference 2022 - Global Developments in M&A and 'In conversations' ...

ACCC 2024/2025 enforcement priorities
Insight 12 Mar 2024

Competition and consumer law issues in financial services, essential services and wholesale gas markets will be a focus for the ACCC. Cartels and anti-competitive conduct remain an ongoing focus. In terms of consumers and small businesses, there will be particular focus on manipulative or deceptive advertising practices in connection with digital services and 'green' claims. The ACCC is also advocating for law reform in relation to digital platforms, unfair trading, consumer guarantees and merger control. ...

'Super' protection for consumers and small businesses
Insight 26 Feb 2024

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Measures For Future Bills) Bill 2023: ACCC Designated Complaints Function seeks to create a specific complaints-handling function within the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) for those lodged by designated consumer and small business advocacy groups. ...

Get verified: The Digital ID Bill offering verification efficiencies with increased privacy and security
Insight 20 Oct 2023

An overview of the Proposed Digital ID System under the Digital ID Bill 2023, including its accreditation and participation requirements, increased overlap of privacy obligations and proposed regulatory powers. ...

13 recommendations to mitigate risk in sustainability statements and greenwashing
Insight 28 Mar 2023

This Insight considers some key emerging trends in ASIC's and the ACCC's enforcement activities around greenwashing and sustainability that will be major themes in 2023. ...

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