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The unprecedented health and economic issues arising from the pandemic are putting intense pressure on dealings between businesses and consumers and other…

The world is grappling with an unprecedented health and economic crisis. We are all adjusting to a new world order of social distancing, increased working…

Australian competition and consumer law was the focus of a lot of high profile activity in 2019, and 2020 is promising more of the same, keeping the market…

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Our previous update in February “Where to now? Longstanding IP exemption repealed in Australian competition laws” highlighted the significance of Parliament…

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Australian competition law was the focus of a lot of high profile activity in 2018, and 2019 is promising more of the same, keeping the market on its toes…

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The ACCC has released its final report on retail electricity prices after a 15-month Inquiry. Among its 56 recommendations, the ACCC calls for government…

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A new era has begun in Australian competition law. The most significant changes to Australia’s competition laws in over 40 years came into effect in…

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The balance of the most significant changes to Australia’s competition laws in over 40 years have today been passed by the Federal Parliament.  The changes…

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission may obtain a search warrant authorising it to enter specified premises and seize documents and things (…

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In our update sent on 9 June, we summarised the key recommendations in Dr Alan Finkel’s Final Report on the Independent Review into the Future Security of…

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Australian media law reform is long overdue.  Australia’s current media laws are largely a product of a pre-internet, analogue era which was dominated by…