• gough
    22 2014 October

    Competition comrade

    On 21 October 2014, former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam passed away aged 98. Prime Minister between 1972 and 1975, Mr Whitlam  AC, achieved momentous change during his time in government.  Amongst the reforms implemented by...

  • energy reform
    21 2014 October

    Harper Review recommends putting more energy into energy reform

    On Monday 22 September, the Competition Policy Review Panel released its Draft Report on the effectiveness of Australia’s current competition policy and laws, and its recommendations for the promotion of competition across the country (see...

  • ADT
    09 2014 October

    The introduction of consumer class actions in France

    On 1 October 2014, a new class action regime came into effect in France, which permits duly authorised consumer associations to commence proceedings requesting damages for individual harm suffered by consumers placed in a similar or...

  • tyres
    07 2014 October

    Tyres, Umbrella Claims and Limitation Periods

    In September, our London colleagues Sarah Turnbull and Elaine Whiteford contributed a chapter to the 7th edition of The International Comparative Legal guide to: Competition Litigation 2015. Their chapter discusses a number of significant developments and...

  • ACCC really travelling with two mergers (Expedia and RB)
    06 2014 October

    Clearance trifecta

    On 2 October 2014, the ACCC demonstrated that, what can sometimes be perceived as a difficult path for merger applicants, can be a well-lubricated machine, with three high profile transactions achieving clearance through the informal...

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gough

Competition comrade

October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 21 October 2014, former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam passed away aged 98. Prime Minister between 1972 and 1975, Mr Whitlam  AC, achieved momentous change during his time in government.  Amongst the reforms implemented by...

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On Monday 22 September, the Competition Policy Review Panel released its Draft Report on the effectiveness of Australia’s current competition policy and laws, and its recommendations for the promotion of competition across the country (see...

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On 1 October 2014, a new class action regime came into effect in France, which permits duly authorised consumer associations to commence proceedings requesting damages for individual harm suffered by consumers placed in a similar or...

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tyres

Tyres, Umbrella Claims and Limitation Periods

October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

In September, our London colleagues Sarah Turnbull and Elaine Whiteford contributed a chapter to the 7th edition of The International Comparative Legal guide to: Competition Litigation 2015. Their chapter discusses a number of significant developments and...

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ACCC really travelling with two mergers (Expedia and RB)

Clearance trifecta

October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 2 October 2014, the ACCC demonstrated that, what can sometimes be perceived as a difficult path for merger applicants, can be a well-lubricated machine, with three high profile transactions achieving clearance through the informal...

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AFGC Industry Leaders Forum

October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) Annual Industry Leaders Forum was held on Wednesday 1 October 2014 at Parliament House in Canberra. The Forum presents a once-a-year opportunity for members to hear from key...

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gough

Competition comrade

October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

On 21 October 2014, former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam passed away aged 98. Prime Minister between 1972 and 1975, Mr Whitlam  AC, achieved momentous change during his time in government....

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Competition comrade

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AFGC Industry Leaders Forum

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IP & Competition Law…

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