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  1. Legal news
    22 May 2019
    TPG and Vodafone announce challenge to ACCC opposition to merger
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/australia/tpg-and-vodafone-announce-challenge-to-accc-opposition-to-merger

    On the 8th of May, 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) officially announced that it had decided to oppose the proposed merger between TPG Telecom Limited and Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty ...

  2. Legal news
    13 December 2018
    ACCC releases its Preliminary Digital Platforms Inquiry Report
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/australia/accc-releases-its-preliminary-digital-platforms-inquiry-report

    On 10th December 2018, the ACCC's highly anticipated Digital Platforms Inquiry Preliminary Report was released to the public. The 374 page report weighs in on the impact of digital platforms such as Google and Facebook ...

  3. Legal news
    08 October 2021
    Changes ahead for Australian advertising regulation: the ACCC releases the Digital Advertising Services Inquiry Final Report
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/australia/changes-ahead-for-australian-advertising-regulation

    The ACCC’s scrutiny of digital platforms took another step yesterday forward, with the long-awaited release of the Digital Advertising Services Inquiry Final Report (the “AdTech Report”).

  4. Legal news
    18 August 2020
    ACCC sues Google for allegedly misleading consumers in relation to the use of their personal information
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/accc-sues-google-for-allegedly-misleading-consumers-in-relation-to-the-use

    Australia's competition and consumer regulator (ACCC), recently decided to take action against Google in relation to allegations that it misled consumers about the collection and use of their personal information ...

  5. Legal news
    17 November 2020
    ACCC confirms plans to address Australia's merger laws in 2021
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/accc-confirms-plans-to-address-australias-merger-laws-in-2021

    In a recent speech provided to the Law Council of Australia Business Law Section’s Competition and Consumer Workshop, the Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Rod Sims, confirmed that ...

  6. Legal news
    14 September 2020
    ACCC partners with international counterparts to coordinate on cross-border investigations
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/accc-partners-with-international-counterparts-to-coordinate-on-cross-border-investigations

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) recently entered into a new memorandum of understanding with its counterpart competition agencies from five other countries in order to share intelligence and ...

  7. Legal news
    22 April 2020
    ACCC to the Rescue – Interim Authorisations Granted
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/accc-to-the-rescue-interim-authorisations-granted

    In recent weeks, the Australia Competition and Consumer Commission ("ACCC") has acted swiftly and granted 17 interim authorisations to address immediate problems being faced by industry participants and to ensure public ...

  8. Legal news
    16 December 2019
    Digital Platforms Inquiry - Australian Government Responds
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/australia/digital-platforms-inquiry-australian-government-responds

    The Australian Government has just published its eagerly awaited response to the ACCC's Digital Platforms Inquiry – Final Report. The Digital Platforms Inquiry was undertaken by the ACCC in order to consider the impact ...

  9. Legal news
    13 October 2021
    ACCC introduces proposals for merger reform including specific reforms for digital platforms
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/australia/accc-introduces-proposals-for-merger-reform-including-specific-reforms-for-digital-platforms

    Last year, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) confirmed its plans to address Australia’s merger laws. Now, the ACCC has introduced some proposals for merger reform in a speech given by Rod Sims ...

  10. Legal news
    13 October 2021
    ACCC introduces proposals for merger reform including specific reforms for digital platforms
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/australia/accc-introduces-proposals-for-merger-reform-including-specific-reforms-for-digital-platforms

    Last year, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) confirmed its plans to address Australia’s merger laws. Now, the ACCC has introduced some proposals for merger reform in a speech given by Rod Sims ...