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  • 99317
    06 June 2013
    Social media unplugged – what’s your exposure?

    By Rani John, Ken Saurajen and Lena Vanmali

    Social media is becomingly increasingly relevant as a valuable platform to connect with consumers, but despite this recognition, many Australian companies either have not engaged with consumers in this way, or engage without full realisation of the risks involved.

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  • 99334
    22 May 2013
    Competition Law Quarterly Update

    By Drew & Napier LLC

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  • 99318
    20 May 2013
    G+T Competition Law Reporter – April 2013

    By Elizabeth Avery, Gina Cass-Gottlieb, Catherine Dermody, Moya Dodd, Paula Gilardoni, Rani John, Simon Snow, Peter Waters and Luke Woodward

    This Reporter provides an overview of key developments in the competition and regulation sector, including recent ACCC merger reviews, competition and consumer law enforcement and various ACCC authorisations and investigations. This edition highlights Rod Sims’ keynote address at Gilbert + Tobin’s Competition Policy Workshop, a synopsis of the unopposed acquisition by Virgin Australia of 60% of Tiger Airways and the ACCC’s draft decision on the NBN Co Special Access Undertaking.

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  • 99320
    16 May 2013
    With strings attached – lessons from MOFCOM’s most recent merger decisions

    By Paula Gilardoni, Melanie Tan and Bridget Liedig

    Co-authored with Janet Hui of Jun He. China’s merger control regime requires the compulsory notification of mergers. In the context of a large global merger, it is typically understood that approvals in China will be required. However, approvals may also be needed in transactions that are smaller and unlikely to be thought of as “global”.

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  • 99319
    14 May 2013
    Index-based price setting mechanisms: Dawn raids conducted by the EC

    By Elizabeth Avery, Gina Cass-Gottlieb and Emma Ringland

    On Tuesday 14 May (European time), the European Commission conducted dawn raids on BP, Royal Dutch Shell and Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil over allegations of anticompetitive conduct in the oil and biofuel sectors that may have been ongoing since 2002. The London offices of Platts, the world’s leading price reporting agency owned by McGraw-Hill, have also been raided.

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