ACCC stuck in the Middleton: The Asia-Pacific Tipline for 6 March 2020
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has conceded defeat a week before the deadline to file an appeal against the Federal Court’s decision to allow the TPG Telecom/Vodafone Hutchison merger to go forward. While the ACCC maintains that the court made a mistake, the watchdog said it lacks grounds for an appeal, which would have to be rooted in an error of law. ACCC chair Rod Sims has been outspoken about his willingness to take on tough cases, and he is unlikely to be deterred by the court’s ruling.
To read more
Subscribe to Global Competition Review
Subscribe and start reading now
Global Competition Review (GCR) is the complete source of news and analysis for competition practitioners. It keeps you up to speed with the issues and trends that matter, giving you the detail, and depth, you need to operate successfully.