ACCC Posts

Following the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry issued on 1 February 2019, the Australian Banking Association revised the 1 July 2019 version of its Banking Code of Practice.

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Corporate misconduct has been firmly on the political agenda in recent months. The ongoing Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry is continuing to attract…

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Major reform to Australian competition law came into effect on 6 November 2017. The Competition Policy Review legislation contains a broad range of amendments to the Competition and Consumer Act…

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Significant proposed changes to the Australian Consumer Law have just been released for consultation in exposure draft legislation and regulations, with submissions invited and due no later than 28 February…

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After over 20 years of debate and governmental reviews, and over 2.5 years after the most recent reform recommendations, major competition law changes were specially proclaimed to commence on 6…

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The most significant changes to Australian competition law in over 40 years were passed by the Federal Parliament this week. In this legal update, Ashurst’s market-leading competition lawyers highlight all…

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A recent speech by Rod Sims, Chairman of the ACCC, is making waves amongst Australian competition law practitioners and business leaders. Sims has proposed requiring more information from businesses seeking…

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Lately, it seems that everyone has an opinion on the proposed changes to section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA). Most agree that we need a law…

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In late February, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims outlined the regulator’s competition law priorities for 2016. The release may have been somewhat lost in the media interest storm surrounding the Government’s…

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