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Cartel Confessions: the latest Cartel Immunity Policy commences
Insight 09 Oct 2019

ACCC's new Cartel Immunity and Corporation Policy which came into effect on 1 October 2019, now excludes concerted practices and requires a higher level of cooperation from parties seeking to obtain cartel immunity. ...

Repeal of IP exemption from competition laws to take effect soon
Insight 28 Aug 2019

Section 51(3) of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (the CCA ), which currently exempts conditional licensing or assignment of IP rights from most of the prohibitions on anti-competitive ...

Federal Court imposes $34.5 million penalty on shipping cartel participant; ACCC commences inquiry into Murray Darling basin; and Europcar fined for excessive card surcharges
Insight 23 Aug 2019

Federal Court imposes $34.5 million penalty on shipping cartel participant; ACCC commences inquiry into Murray Darling basin; and Europcar fined for excessive card surcharges ...

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

The Consumer Data Right Act (CDR Act) has been passed. Legal, risk & compliance and IT teams should be across the changes, especially those in the finance, banking, energy and telco industries. ...

ACCC calls for significant reforms in Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report - Part 1 of Allens' two-part series
Insight 31 Jul 2019

The Federal Government has released the ACCC's Final Report from its Digital Platforms Inquiry, with significant and wide-ranging implications across competition, consumer protection, copyright and privacy issues. ...

ACCC calls for significant reforms in Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report (Part II): A platform for sweeping privacy reform
Insight 31 Jul 2019

This is the second of a two-part series in which we consider the ACCC's findings and recommendations in the final report of the Digital Platforms Inquiry. In this article, we unpack the ACCC's sweeping recommendations to strengthen privacy protections for individuals and to improve transparency and ...

First ACCC merger authorisation – how does it affect you?
Insight 31 Jul 2019

The new merger authorisation process has been used for the first time since it was introduced following the Harper Reforms in November 2017. We report on its likely impact. ...

Jump Swim in deep water over alleged misleading conduct; new guidelines offer tips for avoiding gun jumping; and ACCC bleats at goat cheese RPM notification.
Insight 27 Jun 2019

The ACCC alleges that Jump Swim's promotional material contained false or misleading representations that prospective Jump Swim School franchisees would have an operational swim school within 12 months of signing a franchise agreement ...

Competition news
Insight 19 Sep 2018

In Touch looks at what's been happening in Competition this month and what it means for your business ...

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 ...

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