Comments from Commerce
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Batter Up: ACCC Proposes Compulsory “Final Offer Arbitration” for Disputes between Media Businesses and Digital Platforms in Australia” – Sam Luttrell and Dave Poddar; and “Asset Valuation Confusion under Australia’s National Gas Rules” – Euan Morton and Matt Rodgers. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial; Access to Services; Defective Goods; Restrictive Trade Practices; Case Note; Council Considerations; Commission Cameos; What If …; Comments from Commerce; Report from China; and Report from India.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “The Collapse of Dick Smith and the Problem of Gift Cards: Issues and Alternatives for Consumer Protection” – Mohammed Al Bhadily and Kyle Bowyer; and “The New Section 46 Misuse of Market Power Test and the European Intel Experience” – Elizabeth Hersey; and the following sections: Defective Goods; Case Note; Tribunal Tableaux; Obituary; Comments from Commerce; Consumer Concerns; Report from Africa; Report from New Zealand; Benchmarks; and Odds & Ends.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Proving Misleading or Deceptive Conduct: Challenges Posed by the Internet” – Adrian Coorey; “Influencers, Instagurus, and Enablers: Using Accessorial Liability to Establish a Norm of Behaviour in Relation to Disguised Viral Marketing” – Lynden Griggs and Aviva Freilich; “Extracting Value from Big Data: Taking Big Data Processing and Analysis into Account” – Suiyi Zhang; Access to Services; Case Note: Tribunal Tableaux; Consumer Concerns; What If…; Comments from Commerce; Report from Russia; Report from New Zealand; and Benchmarks.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “A fly in the ointment for the ACCC? Implications of the Cement Australia decision for the interpretation of section 46” – Caroline Coops; and “Acceptable quality v merchantable quality” – Lynsey Edgar. Also in this Part are the following sections: Enforcement and Remedies; Case Note; What if…; Comments from Commerce; Consumer Concerns; Snapshots; Economic(s) Matters; Report from New Zealand; Report from Asia; and Report from Russia.
The last Part for 2013 of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes an article by Verity Quinn and Rosannah Healy about the current state of Pt IIIA of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and the benefits of Australia having a national third party access regime. Also in this Part are the following section notes: Access to Services, Administration and National Competition Policy, Consumer Protection, Energy Etchings, Comments from Commerce, Benchmarks and Reports from Europe, North America and Russia.
The latest Part of AJCCL publishes two articles and several section notes on a wide range of subjects. The first article comes from Nick Seddon and discusses government exemption from Australian competition and consumer law. The second article, from Dave Poddar, examines whether there should be changes to the ACCC’s informal merger clearance process. The section notes canvass such topics as collective bargaining, liability of sales agents employed by a separate entity, competition and consumer rule-making, China’s energy sector, Russian anti-monopoly legislation, plus much more!
The March 2011 issue of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law (formerly known as the Trade Practices Law Journal) includes interesting articles on the Australian Consumer Law, the balance between consumer protection and business freedom and the issue of geographic price discrimination. There are also several interesting sections, including Access to Services, Tribunal Tableaux and Reports from Europe and New Zealand.