The balance of the most significant changes to Australia’s competition laws in over 40 years were assented to on 27 October 2017 and commenced on Monday 6 November 2017.  The changes are a response to the recommendations of the Competition Policy Review in 2015 chaired by Ian Harper.

See recent G+T Alert for details of the reforms.

The ACCC has also released the following interim guidelines and forms on the new misuse of market power, concerted practices and authorisation (merger and non-merger) provisions: