The prohibition on acquiring shares or assets where the effect is likely to be a substantial lessening of competition in a market applies to all transactions, whether large or small by value or volume, the industry or the size of the business.
November 14, 2018
The ACCC has publicly released its Retail Electricity Pricing Inquiry Final Report which recommends comprehensive reforms at all levels of the electricity supply chain to ‘reset’ the National Electricity Market.
July 20, 2018
Yesterday in the Federal Court of Australia, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) instituted against Cryosite Limited (Cryosite), its first ‘gun jumping’ proceeding for alleged cartel conduct.
July 13, 2018
Technology is fulfilling different roles across the world, with varying levels of economic development and the diversity of the global regulatory landscape dictating its form and function.
April 10, 2018
Deferred Prosecution Agreement scheme and failure to prevent bribery offence for Australia
December 06, 2017
There are over 140 jurisdictions globally that have some form of merger control. For multinational companies this means that transactions are likely to trigger filings in several different jurisdictions.
November 06, 2017
Reforms are on the horizon for the Australian merger control regime.
As the other articles in this issue make clear, there are a myriad of antitrust issues that merging parties must consider when planning their transactions and evaluating the potential regulatory risks. In cross-border transactions, another important consideration is securing clearance under foreign investment screening laws.
Welcome to our third edition of Competition World in 2017. This edition covers the topic of merger control. We share insights from our teams around the world on some of the most significant cases and other policy developments in recent months.
October 31, 2017
Changes to section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 were passed in Parliament on 23 August 2017.
October 19, 2017
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