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ACCC's Enforcement and Compliance priorities for 2018
Insight 22 Feb 2018

A number of industries and issues are in the spotlight following release of the ACCC's 2018 Enforcement and Compliance Priorities by ACCC Chairman Rod Sims on 20 February 2018. ...

ACCC's Enforcement and Compliance priorities for 2017
Insight 27 Feb 2017

Criminal cartels, unfair contract terms, consumer guarantees and the health, construction and agriculture sectors are some of the ACCC's key enforcement and compliance priorities for 2017. ACCC ...

ACCC releases draft Consumer Data Right Rules for consultation
Insight 15 Apr 2019

In preparation for the implementation of the first phase of the Consumer Data Right ( CDR ) on 1 July 2019, the ACCC has released draft CDR Rules for consultation. The draft rules detail how the CD ...

Agency arrangements alright - ANZ and Flight Centre succeed in appeals
Insight 31 Jul 2015

The Full Federal Court today handed down its decisions in two high-profile appeals in relation to ANZ and Flight Centre. Both cases dealt with the issue of distribution arrangements and price fixin ...

Getting its priorities straight - ACCC's 2019 product safety priorities
Insight 20 Mar 2019

Just in time for World Consumer Rights Day on 15 March 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ( ACCC ) formally announced its 2019 Product Safety Priorities. Partner Miriam Stiel ...

Competition news
Insight 29 Oct 2015

Welcome to In Touch – the Allens Competition Team's regular round-up of developments in competition law and what it means for your business. We hope you find this issue helpful. Please let us know ...

Significant High Court decision on settlement of regulatory proceedings
Insight 09 Dec 2015

The High Court today held that parties and regulators are permitted to put before the court an agreed position as to the value of a penalty reached as part of a settlement agreement. Our Regulatory ...

Access regulation application sinks at the Newcastle shipping channel
Insight 29 Jan 2016

The acting Federal Treasurer has made a determination under Australia's national access regime to not declare access to the Newcastle shipping channel. The decision is a reminder of the limits of t ...

The ACCC will be watching you pass on the bucks
Insight 14 Apr 2016

The ACCC has been given powers to monitor and enforce compliance with new laws prohibiting merchants from charging excessive payment surcharges. Partner Carolyn Oddie, Associate Theodore Souris and ...

Car rental agreement crashes out under the unfair contract terms regime
Insight 27 Apr 2016

In proceedings brought by the ACCC, the Federal Court declared a number of terms in Europcar Australia’s 2013 standard rental agreement to be unfair, and therefore void. Partner John Hedge and Lawy ...