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ACCC Guidelines on Concerted Practices outline the new risks for interactions with competitors Is your business ready?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 11 2018

The ACCC has recently finalised its Guidelines on the new prohibition of anti-competitive concerted practices. Given the heavy penalties of up to10


New unfair terms laws biting farmgate supply arrangements
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 27 2018

Processors and other companies dealing with the farm sector have been given a reminder to revisit and review their standard form agreements to ensure


ACCC commences first case against "gun-jumping" conduct in M&A transactions
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • July 19 2018

Pre-closing conduct in M&A transactions is under the microscope with cartel proceedings launched against a purchaser that the ACCC alleges took


Considerations for media and telco vertical mergers in the rise of the digital media age
  • Clayton Utz
  • USA, New Zealand, Australia
  • June 21 2018

Traditional media continues to be disrupted by digital technologies, but there are differing views about whether the merging of media companies will


More ACCC action to follow multi-million dollar penalty for accidental breaches of cartel laws
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 10 2018

A $12.5m civil penalty for attempted price fixing arising from accidental breaches of cartel laws will give the ACCC fresh impetus to examine customer


What's the big deal? Media mergers and the ACCC's new role in merger authorisations
  • Clayton Utz
  • New Zealand, Australia
  • February 1 2018

When considering merger approvals, parties to a merger should have an eye to the potential wider public benefits and detriments that may occur beyond


New concerted practice laws can apply to IPO pricing - a lesson for Australia
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 7 2017

IPO managers will need to consider the concerted practice laws when they consider how to sound out their clients to price the IPO. A recent decision


A concerted leg up for companies and their advisers selling shares through bookbuilds
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • December 7 2017

The new laws will underpin the competitive nature of the bidding process to the advantage of issuers and their managers enhanced of course where


More competition can flow from TattsTabcorp merger, says the Australian Competition Tribunal
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 27 2017

The decision confirms that a merger in a competitive market can be good for consumers, if there are genuine efficiency savings which are likely to be


More competition can flow from TattsTabcorp merger, says the Australian Competition Tribunal
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 27 2017

The decision confirms that a merger in a competitive market can be good for consumers, if there are genuine efficiency savings which are likely to be