Australian Competition & Consumer Law Update - November 2017

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The Australian competition law environment has undergone some important changes of late. In this Update, we discuss the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's ("ACCC") increasing focus on the unfair contracts regime. We also discuss the changes to the Competition and Consumer Act and the implementation of recommendations from the Harper Review. There have been two interesting appeals that we discuss—one in relation to representation in ACCC v Medibank and the other in relation to an output restrictive cartel in ACCC v Australian Egg Corporative.

Highlighting Changes of Interest in Competition and Consumer Law -

The Unfair Contract Terms Regime to Small Businesses in the Federal Court and the

Approach of the ACCC -

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