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Crisis Talk: Careful Messaging Required as New Zealand Navigates COVID-19 on Eve of Cartel Criminalization

By Anna Ryan (Lane Neave)1   The residents of my home city of Christchurch, New Zealand, have experienced considerable tragedy in the past decade.  Next month,...

When Code is Law: Bargains Between News Publishers and Platforms

By Rob Nicholls*   I. Introduction In July 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) published the final report of its Digital Platforms Inquiry.1 In that...

Some Unresolved Aspects of the Australian Competition Approach to COVID-19

By John Kettle (McCullough Robertson Lawyers)1   The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”), like every other competition authority around the world, finds itself in uncharted...

Competition in “Lockdown” After the Attack of COVID-19 in Australia

By Jessica Apel & Barbora Jedlickova1 On February 25, 2020, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) set its enforcement priorities for the year, as...

Market Studies Arrive in New Zealand: First Learnings from the Retail Fuel Sector Study

By Dr. Mark Berry (Barrister, Auckland)1 I. Introduction New Zealand has arrived late to the world of market studies. Legislation enabling the New Zealand Commerce Commission...

The Limits of Australia’s Digital Platforms Inquiry

By Dirk Auer (International Center for Law and Economics)1 In July of 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) concluded its high-profile 1.5-year investigation...

Extra! Extra! Read All About It! How the Media Bit Back in the ACCC’s Digital Platforms Inquiry and What It Means for Media Diversity...

By Matthew Lees (Arnold Bloch Leibler)1 Introduction While the final report by the Australian Competition and Consumer...

Competition Law and Intellectual Property in Australia – Traps for Unwanted Catches

By Brent Fisse (Brent Fisse Lawyers)1 Need to Watch out for Competition Law Traps when Licensing IP in Australia

Ten Things To Know About The ACCC’s Digital Platforms Inquiry

August 2019 CPI Oceania Column edited by Sam Sadden (CPI) presents: Ten Things To Know About The ACCC’s Digital Platforms Inquiry By Prof. Caron Beaton-Wells (University...

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