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The ACCC begins 2020 with a bang, announcing two new inquiries into digital platforms and advertising

Australia - February 18 2020 The Treasurer has directed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to undertake two new inquiries. The inquiries form part of the…

Elizabeth Avery, Andrew Low, Lena Vanmali

Where to now? Longstanding IP exemption repealed in Australian competition laws

Australia - February 19 2019 On 18 February 2019, the Australian Government passed legislation which repeals the limited exemption in section 51(3) of the Competition and…

Paula Gilardoni, Sunny Lee, Ivy Nguyen, Liana Witt

Consumer guarantees to apply to more “consumers”

Australia - July 23 2020 Next financial year, more consumers will be able to rely on the consumer guarantee protections in the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) when buying goods…

Charles Coorey, Liana Witt

Merger control in Australia

Australia - July 4 2019 Elizabeth Avery is a partner in Gilbert + Tobin's competition and regulation group. Her practice includes advising on enforcement litigation and…

Elizabeth Avery, Matt Rubinstein, Lara Schreibe

Open Banking turns the lights on

Australia - July 1 2020 Today, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) officially switches on the Consumer Data Right (CDR) regime, implemented in the…

Elizabeth Avery, Melissa Fai, Matthew Hargreaves, Tim Kelly