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  1. Legal news
    14 September 2020
    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 ...

  2. Legal news
    17 November 2020
    ACCC confirms plans to address Australia's 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 ...

  3. Legal news
    22 June 2017
    Australian employees beware: you can be personally responsible for breaching competition and consumer protection laws

    Employees in Australia should be aware that breaching laws designed to protect competition and consumers in the Competition and Consumer Act (2010) (CCA) can not only result in penalties and damages claims for their ...

  4. Legal news
    01 August 2019
    ACCC publishes Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report

    On Friday, Australia's competition regulator, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC), released its final report in the landmark Digital Platforms Inquiry (Inquiry).

  5. Legal news
    10 July 2020
    ACCC expresses preliminary concerns over Google's proposed acquisition of Fitbit's-proposed-acquisition-of-fitbit

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) continues to exercise a high degree of scrutiny in relation to 'killer acquisitions' in the digital sector, expressing a number of preliminary competition ...

  6. Legal news
    11 June 2020
    ACCC releases concepts paper for draft news media and digital platforms bargaining code

    On 19 May 2020, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ("ACCC") released a concepts paper seeking views from industry on a range of issues designed to guide the development of its mandatory code addressing ...