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AER 2021-22 compliance and enforcement priorities
Insight 25 Jun 2021

Our Energy Regulation team provides you with a snapshot of the issues the AER will focus on in its enforcement and compliance activities in 2021-22 and recent developments in the sector. ...

Linklaters Insight: summer’s top competition stories 2020
Insight 01 Sep 2020

The pandemic has shone blinding spotlights on existing areas of concern within competition law and accelerated attempts by policy makers to find solutions. ...

RBB Economics conference – response to keynote speech by ACCC Chair Rod Sims 21 November 2019
Insight 21 Nov 2019

Note: this paper represented the personal views of the author, and not those of Allens Thank you very much, George and RBB Economics, for inviting me to speak today. I am honoured to be responding to the ACCC Chair Rod Sims's speech at the ninth annual RBB Economics Conference. ...

Right here, right now; the CDR regime is live
Insight 02 Aug 2019

The Consumer Data Right Act has been passed by Federal Parliament bringing with it significant changes for legal, risk and compliance teams operating in the finance, banking, energy and telco sectors ...

Competition in electricity and financial services markets - common issues, common solutions?
Insight 30 Aug 2018

The level of competition in both the electricity and financial services sectors has been closely scrutinised by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Productivity Commission While there are fundamental differences in market structures in both sectors the respective commissions ...

Vietnam reforms its competition law to bring it up to international standards
Insight 27 Aug 2018

Vietnam has recently voted to replace its Current Law for competition which has been in effect for over 12 years with a New Law The New Law introduces substantial changes to the countrys existing competition framework with lawmakers striving to match Vietnams competition governance to international ...

Misuse of market power - Court rejects ACCC allegations against Pfizer
Insight 25 May 2018

The full federal court have ruled in favour of Pfizer against the ACCC alleging that Pfizer used its market power for an anti-competitive purpose (s 46) and engaged in exclusive dealing conduct for the purpose of substantially lessening competition in the atorvastatin market (s 47). ...

Corporate law developments
Insight 08 May 2018

Welcome to our monthly snapshot of regulatory updates and other developments in corporate law We know you are busy so our focus is on capturing key issues ...

Harper reforms become law: Implications for business
Insight 06 Nov 2017

Significant changes to Australias competition regime have become law The changes implement key recommendations of the Harper Panels review of Australian competition law and policy The Allens Competition Consumer Regulatory Team look at the key changes and the implications for your business ...

ACCC calls for comment on electricity retail supply and pricing
Insight 07 Jun 2017

The ACCC has taken the first major step in its inquiry into electricity retail supply and pricing in the National Electricity Market by releasing an issues paper and calling for submissions by 30 June 2017 The issues paper focuses on three broad areas the pricing costs and profits of electricity ...