41-50 of 193 results

The ACCC Chair goes down to the wire on Australia's 5G rollout; Nine Entertainment/Fairfax Media merger receives green light from the ACCC; Hearing aid advertisements mislead pensioners.
Insight 16 Nov 2018

The ACCC Chair goes down to the wire on Australia's 5G rollout On 30 October 2018, ACCC Chair Rod Sims gave a speech on competition issues and the 5G spectrum. 5G is the next generation mobile ...

Optus admits to misleading customers over Direct Carrier Billing; Going once, twice… three infringement notices for excessive payment surcharges; Pfizer successful once again.
Insight 01 Nov 2018

Optus admits to misleading customers over Direct Carrier Billing Optus has admitted to making false or misleading representations to consumers in contravention of the ASIC Act 2001 in relation to i ...

Gift cards sold to Australian consumers must be valid for at least three years
Insight 23 Oct 2018

From 1 November 2019, gift cards sold in Australia must be valid for at least three years, under new legislation setting out a national framework for their regulation. This provides greater certain ...

Competition news
Insight 18 Oct 2018

Public LNG netback price to fuel competition The ACCC has commenced publishing the LNG netback prices on its website, to improve the transparency of the gas market. The LNG netback price represents ...

The ACCC's Consumer Data Right Rules Framework
Insight 12 Oct 2018

In preparation for the implementation of the first phase of the Consumer Data Right ( CDR ) on 1 July 2019, and fresh off the consultation period for the Federal Government's draft CDR legislation, ...

You asked, they listened (mostly) - Treasury's proposed revisions to the Consumer Data Right Bill
Insight 12 Oct 2018

On 24 September, Treasury released for public consultation its revised version of the exposure draft legislation that will give effect to the new Consumer Data Right ( CDR ) in Australia. Reflectin ...

Competition news
Insight 03 Oct 2018

Arrow-Apotex merger just the right medicine On 20 September 2018, the ACCC announced that it would not oppose the merger of generic pharmaceutical companies Arrow and Apotex, both of which import a ...

Federal Court reverses systemic unconscionability finding against vocational education provider
Insight 02 Oct 2018

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has overturned a decision by a single judge of the Court which held that Unique International College had engaged in systemic unconscionable conduct ...

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 ...

The ESC's draft decision on first round of amendments to the Energy Retail Code
Insight 18 Sep 2018

While the Federal Government gives further consideration to implementation of the ACCC's recommendations relating to retail tariffs and retailer behaviour, the Victorian Essential Services Commissi ...