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Competition news
Insight 19 Sep 2018

ACCC updates misuse of market power guidelines The ACCC has released updated guidelines for navigating the amended prohibition on the misuse of market power. These updates follow the release of ...

Close and continuous monitoring - the new ASIC approach of embedding its officers in banks
Insight 19 Sep 2018

Partner Partner Paul Nicols Written by Partner Paul Nicols and Senior Associate Laura Hablous ASIC has recently announced a new supervisory approach that involves embedding ASIC officers in the four major banks and AMP. The initial ...

Corporate law developments
Insight 11 Sep 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. We'd love to hear from you. Please do l ...

Top 10 things to know about the Consumer Data Right
Insight 10 Sep 2018

The Government's draft Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) Bill 2018 (the Bill ) sets up a proposed framework for the implementation of the Consumer Data Right ( CDR ) in Australia. While ...

Risky business - remedies and enforcement powers for CDR breaches
Insight 10 Sep 2018

As part of the new Consumer Data Right ( CDR ) framework, a new regime of offences, remedies and enforcement powers will be implemented. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ( ACCC ) ...

The Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme - from Bill to Law
Insight 10 Sep 2018

The Federal Government recently passed the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Act. This is an entirely new regulatory scheme that will require persons who undertake activities on behalf of a ...

A tangled web - the regulatory framework and its power players
Insight 10 Sep 2018

The draft legislation the Federal Government released on 15 August proposes to establish a regulatory framework for the implementation of a new Consumer Data Right ( CDR ). If passed, the proposed ...

Competition news
Insight 05 Sep 2018

ACCC to monitor electricity prices The ACCC has been directed by the Federal Government to monitor and report on prices, profits and margins in the supply of electricity in the National Energy ...

Higher penalties for consumer law breaches come into effect
Insight 04 Sep 2018

New laws come into effect this week that substantially increase the maximum penalties for contraventions of the Australian Consumer Law. The changes were a headline recommendation of the Australian ...

Competition news
Insight 22 Aug 2018

Roofing distributors hit with $5.5 million in exclusive dealing penalties The Federal Court has declared by consent that two of Australia's largest distributors of polycarbonate roofing engaged in ...