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The Australian Approach to Competition Law Compliance Programs

BY | February 22, 2012

Bill Dee, Feb 22, 2012 Competition law in Australia is set out in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 which essentially picked up the competition law provisions of its precursor…

Bill Dee, Feb 22, 2012

Competition law in Australia is set out in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 which essentially picked up the competition law provisions of its precursor legislation, the Trade Practice Act 1974.

The enforcement agency in Australia is the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”), which argues the case for a breach of the competition law in the Australian Federal Court. The Court determines whether a breach has been established and, when it has

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