After 20yrs of ACCC merger reviews, the once controversial test for assessing mergers has become an accepted part of corporate Australia, striking a good balance between free markets and consumer protection.
Thu, 7 Mar 2013 6:10pm
With the ACCC's continued focus on cartel conduct through 2012, competition Partner Lisa Huett runs us through the major cases and trends in competition law for the year and sets the scene for what to expect in 2013 in what's proving to be a very busy regulatory landscape.
Tue, 18 Dec 2012 10:15am
Competition law has been a growing trend in the Asia-Pacific region with Hong Kong being one of the last places to enact competition regulation. With the new Hong Kong laws now in effect, Peter Waters talks us through the main aspects of the law and some of its unique features.
Tue, 26 Jun 2012 3:45pm
The ACCC has announced that it will be focusing on competition in the online shopping space after allegations that retailers in Australia are making deals with online stores overseas to restrict those stores from selling certain brands to Australian consumers or stop them from selling goods below the Australian retail price. Kathryn speaks about the number of ways that this behaviour could be in breach of Australian competition laws, the implications of such behaviour and provides some useful tips for businesses to consider.
Mon, 21 May 2012 3:45pm