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Competition

ACCC Cross Appointment To The New Zealand Commerce Commission
7 months ago

ACCC Cross Appointment To The New Zealand Commerce Commission

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison and New Zealand Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi have welcomed the cross-appointment of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Commissioner Roger Featherston to the …
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Woolworths weighs IPO as Plan B for petrol stations
8 months ago

Woolworths weighs IPO as Plan B for petrol stations

Woolworths is believed to be considering an initial public offering as a Plan B for its petrol station portfolio if it can’t convince the competition watchdog to allow a $1.8 …
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Fuel industry strongly questions objectivity of ACCC analysis of national fuel market
9 months ago

Fuel industry strongly questions objectivity of ACCC analysis of national fuel market

The peak representative body representing service station operators in Australia has responded angrily to the ACCC’s December 2017 Quarterly Report on the Australian Petroleum Market, seriously questioning the objectivity of …
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ACCC focusses on energy, broadband, net economy and financial services in 2018
9 months ago

ACCC focusses on energy, broadband, net economy and financial services in 2018

Chairman Rod Sims has today announced the ACCC’s compliance and enforcement priorities for 2018 at a CEDA event in Sydney.

This year, the regulator will focus on consumer issues in …
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ACCC’s fuel industry monitoring extended to wholesale prices
10 months ago

ACCC’s fuel industry monitoring extended to wholesale prices

By  •  Competition

The scope of the ACCC’s petroleum industry monitoring and reporting is defined by a series of successive directives that are periodically issued by the Federal Government.

The previous directive (issued …
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ACCC TO OPPOSE BP’S ACQUISITION OF WOOLWORTHS SERVICE STATIONS
11 months ago

ACCC TO OPPOSE BP’S ACQUISITION OF WOOLWORTHS SERVICE STATIONS

The ACCC has announced today that it intends to oppose the proposed acquisition by BP Australia Pty Ltd of Woolworths Limited’s (ASX:WOW) network of retail service station sites.

Woolworths currently …
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Woolworths’ $1.8bn petrol station sale to BP hit by ACCC delay
12 months ago

Woolworths’ $1.8bn petrol station sale to BP hit by ACCC delay

The protracted ­approval for Woolworths’ sale of a petrol station network to BP for $1.8 billion has hit another delay after the competition regulator said it would delay its consideration …
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ACCC to delay consideration of BP’s acquisition of Woolworths’ service stations
12 months ago

ACCC to delay consideration of BP’s acquisition of Woolworths’ service stations

At the request of BP and Woolworths (ASX: WOW), the ACCC has delayed its consideration of BP’s proposed acquisition of the Woolworths’ retail service station sites so that the ACCC …
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Hard to justify fuel price hike
1 year ago

Hard to justify fuel price hike

ONCE again Territory motorists are petrol bowser victims.

What happened almost overnight to send petrol prices soaring from around 121.9 cents a litre for discounted unleaded to a staggering $139.9 …
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ACCC proposes to authorise roll out of Woolworths’ discount programs to participating BP sites

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a draft decision proposing to grant conditional authorisation to a commercial alliance between BP Australia Pty Ltd, BP Resellers, and Woolworths Limited …
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