1 April to 30 June 2017
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has published ACCCount, its quarterly report on its activities for the period 1 April to 30 June 2017.
ACCCount details the work of the ACCC in promoting competition and fair trading, protecting consumers from unfair business practices and unsafe products, and regulating national infrastructure and other markets. It covers enforcement, mergers, compliance, adjudication, regulatory, economic and international activities.
Read more in the attached PDF of the full report about:
Maintaining and promoting competition
§ The ACCC continues its inquiry into the competitiveness of prices, trading practices and the supply chain in the Australian dairy industry
§ The ACCC institutes proceedings in the Federal Court against Ramsay Health Care for alleged anti-competitive conduct
Protecting consumers and promoting fair trading
§ The ACCC institutes proceedings in the Federal Court against Thermomix regarding the safety and recall of its TM31 model
§ The ACCC institutes proceedings in the Federal Court against Murray Goulburn alleging it engaged in unconscionable conduct
§ A penalty of $18,000 against Domino’s after the ACCC issues two infringement notices
§ The ACCC publishes its tenth quarterly report on the Australian petroleum industry
§ The ACCC implements a fixed broadband performance monitoring and reporting program.
The full report and all previous editions can be found at http://www.accc.gov.au/publications/ACCCount