By Elizabeth Avery, Gina Cass-Gottlieb, Catherine Dermody,Moya Dodd, Paula Gilardoni, Rani John, Simon Muys, Simon Snow, Peter Waters and Luke Woodward
This Reporter provides an overview of key developments in the competition, consumer and regulation sector, including recent ACCC merger reviews, competition and consumer law enforcement and various ACCC authorisations and investigations. In particular, this edition highlights recently completed merger reviews conducted by the ACCC, the ACCC’s recent cartel immunity policy review, the ACCC’s updated merger review process guidelines and international competition news.
By Elizabeth Avery, Gina Cass-Gottlieb, Catherine Dermody, Moya Dodd, Paula Gilardoni, Rani John, Simon Muys, Simon Snow, Peter Waters, Luke Woodward, Jennifer Barron
The ACCC has recently released a discussion paper seeking input on issues arising in its review of the ACCC Immunity Policy for Cartel Conduct. We discuss the changes.
By Drew & Napier LLC
On 5 September 2013, the Competition Commission of Singapore (“CCS”) issued a clearance decision on the proposed conduct between Qantas Airways Limited, Jetstar Airways Pty Limited, joint venture entities owned by Qantas/Jetstar and local partners and local full service airline partners.
By Simon Snow
Simon Snow discusses the informal merger review process guidelines recently released by the ACCC.
By Simon Snow and Emma Ringland
On Friday the ACCC published its finalised Informal Merger Review Process Guidelines (Process Guidelines). The Process Guidelines were informed by a consultation process conducted by the ACCC following the release of the draft Updated Merger Review Process Guidelines in June this year. We discuss the changes.