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Long-awaited changes: competition law reform takes effect today

Long-awaited changes: competition law reform takes effect today

After four years of consultation and debate, some of the most significant reforms to Australia’s competition laws have today come into effect.

06 November 2017

A postcard from the AFGC Leadership Forum 2017 – Asia, health and energy on the menu

Three key themes dominated the Australian Food & Grocery Council Forum: the sector’s role in health, the wider relevance of Asia and the energy crisis.

02 November 2017
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ACCC to put the brakes on non-compliance in new car retailing

ACCC’s draft report into Australia’s new car retailing industry considers significant repairs required and focusses on present competition and consumer issues.

14 August 2017

Agribusiness co-operatives – time to shine?

What is a co-operative, what are the distinguishing features on an Australian co-operative, and what are their advantagaes and disadvantages?

26 July 2017
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A postcard from Agri Investor Australia Forum 2017

Five key takeaways for the good and agribusiness sector from the Agri Investor Australia Forum including foreign and strategic investment insights.

27 June 2017

Modern slavery risks in Australian agribusiness

Modern slavery is a key agenda item for the Australian Government and supply chain monitoring and reporting requirements are gaining traction as a preferred method of top-down anti-slavery...

15 June 2017
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Australian Federal Budget 2017-18: Agribusiness highlights

In a boost for the agricultural sector, the recent Australian Federal Budget contained a number of key initiatives for agribusiness and food organisations.

29 May 2017
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Australian Federal Budget 2017-18

Analysis of the 2017-18 Australian Federal Budget: key tax changes for corporates and small business, personal tax reforms, and funds and superannuation updates.

09 May 2017
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Australian Federal Budget 2017-18: International

Analysis of the 2017-18 Australian Federal Budget's key foreign investment and international tax changes including an expansion of the multinational anti-avoidance law.

09 May 2017
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Australian Federal Budget 2017-18: Goods & Services Tax (GST)

Analysis of the 2017-18 Australian Federal Budget's changes to GST including the introduction of a requirement for purchasers, rather than vendors to remit GST directly to the ATO.

09 May 2017
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No major surgery to ACL – but rehab likely. Release of the Final Report on the Australian Consumer Law

Consumer Affairs Australia and New Zealand has release it's Final Report into the Australian Consumer Law, finding it is in good health though with some room for improvements.

27 April 2017

ACCC’s Big Bucket List for 2017

ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has set out the ACCC's newly released Enforcement and Compliance Policy for 2017, setting out the areas of priority for investigation this year.

24 February 2017