The Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review 2013

Australia: ACCC

23 January 2013

For a market economy to work as it should, businesses need to operate within boundaries of acceptable and fair behaviour towards their customers, competitors and suppliers. Those boundaries are set out in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (the Act). The work of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in enforcing the Act plays a crucial role in making markets work for the long-term interests of Australian consumers.