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Cartel criminalisation – back from oblivion
Efforts to criminalise cartel behaviour have been divided, as some consider it may deter efficient, legitimate conduct.
New Zealand
19 Feb 2018
Anti-cartel legislation now passed but criminal sanctions gone
This article lists key provisions of the Commerce (Cartels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill, which has now passed.
New Zealand
13 Aug 2017
Leniency – a good tool but could be sharper to uncover price-fixing
Leniency programmes offer discounted fines to parties who confess their anti-competitive behaviour and cooperate.
New Zealand
2 Apr 2017
The Commerce Commission – merger decisions not as unpredictable as you might think
The article identifies trends from the Commission's track record, then looks in detail at three recent "no" decisions.
New Zealand
13 Nov 2015
Court takes ACCC back to basics on price fixing
The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has twice found against the ACCC in significant price-fixing appeals.
New Zealand
9 Aug 2015
Australia looks at new competition laws for powerful companies
New Zealand is likely to follow suit as the Commerce Commission has been pushing for similar changes to competition laws.
New Zealand
26 Sep 2014
Overhaul of competition law on the way?
The Nationals promise a wide-ranging overhaul of New Zealand's competition law as part of its Business Growth Agenda.
New Zealand
19 Jun 2014
Commissions gang up against counterfactual test for determining misuse of market power
The Productivity Commission has weighed in behind the Commerce Commission's campaign to unseat the counterfactual test.
New Zealand
3 Feb 2014
Commerce Commission guidelines on collaborative activity exemption
How the new Act is applied, particularly the exemption for collaborative activities, will be key.
New Zealand
8 Oct 2013
Select committee fine-tunes new cartel regime - and adds international shipping
Most changes to the Commerce Act should make the new cartel regime more predictable, except for international shipping.
New Zealand
23 May 2013
Forecourt attendants at petrol stations get raw deal
The Commission may be technically correct but could be more supportive of the conservative approach at petrol stations.
New Zealand
27 Aug 2012
Safety manual for the new cartel regime
This Brief Counsel will provide a user's guide or safety manual for the new cartel regime, to avoid criminal penalties.
New Zealand
8 Aug 2012
Competition and health services
The number of investigations into healthcare professionals illustrates the importance of competition in healthcare.
New Zealand
4 Mar 2012
New Zealand's cartel legislation – a new model?
Australian competition law experts have endorsed New Zealand's legislation as an improvement on the Australian model.
New Zealand
16 Nov 2011
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