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'Fairness in Franchising' report: What you need to know
Insight 18 Mar 2019

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services has completed its inquiry into the operation and effectiveness of the Franchising Code of Conduct (the Franchising Code ). T ...

Review your IP arrangements: IP exemption from competition laws soon to be repealed
Insight 12 Mar 2019

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

ACCC announces its annual enforcement priorities; Consultation open for energy sector Consumer Data Right; and ACCC seeks further input from advertising industry.
Insight 06 Mar 2019

ACCC announces its annual enforcement priorities A number of industries and issues are in the spotlight following the release of the ACCC's 2019 Enforcement and Compliance Priorities by Chairman Ro ...

ACCC 2019 Enforcement Priorities
Insight 28 Feb 2019

A number of industries and issues are in the spotlight following release of the ACCC's 2019 Enforcement and Compliance Priorities by Chairman Rod Sims on 26 February. ...

ACCC 2020 Enforcement Priorities
Insight 28 Feb 2019

A number of industries and issues are in the spotlight following release of the ACCC's 2020 Enforcement and Compliance Priorities by Chairman Rod Sims on 25 February. ...

ACCC will not oppose budding acquisition of PGG Wrightson Seeds by DLF Seeds; Siemens and Alstom global merger blocked by European Commission; and Penalties imposed on Cryosite for jumping the gun.
Insight 21 Feb 2019

  ACCC will not oppose budding acquisition of PGG Wrightson Seeds by DLF Seeds On 14 February 2019, the ACCC announced that it would not oppose the proposed acquisition by DLF Seeds of PGG Wrightso ...

Penalties ordered in ACCC cartel action against Cryosite are a strong reminder of rules prohibiting 'gun jumping'
Insight 19 Feb 2019

The Federal Court has imposed civil penalties of $1.05 million on Cryosite Limited for engaging in cartel conduct. This was the first case brought by the ACCC alleging 'gun jumping' in a merger, ...

ACCC releases Consumer Data Right Rules Outline; Thales-Gemalto acquisition advances with ACCC's support; and ACM collects order of $750,000 in penalties for misleading, harassing and coercing consumers.
Insight 11 Feb 2019

ACCC releases Consumer Data Right Rules Outline In late December, the ACCC released the Rules Outline for the new Consumer Data Right (the CDR ). The Rules Outline sets out the ACCC's position on ...

Farmer fact sheet has a crop of false claims; ACCC cleans up contracts; ACCC quick to launch proceedings against internet speed advertising.
Insight 23 Jan 2019

Farmer fact sheet has a crop of false claims The Federal Court has imposed a $1 million penalty on Landmark Operations Limited, trading as Seednet, for making false, misleading and deceptive claims ...

Recent trends in Australian competition law
Insight 18 Dec 2018

There have been significant developments in Australian competition law over the last 12 months, both from a merger review and enforcement perspective. Onerous merger reviews and criminal cartel ...

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