Monthly Update—Australian Competition and Consumer Law
The Australian competition law environment has undergone some important changes of late. In this Update, we discuss the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's ("ACCC") increasing focus on the unfair contracts regime. We also discuss the changes to the Competition and Consumer Act and the implementation of recommendations from the Harper Review. There have been two interesting appeals that we discuss—one in relation to representation in ACCC v Medibank and the other in relation to an output restrictive cartel in ACCC v Australian Egg Corporative.