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  • ACCC gives nod to Foster's buyout

    SABMiller won't face any objections from the ACCC over its planned $12.3 billion takeover of Foster's Group (ASX:FGL)

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling28 Sept. 11 18:28
  • Court refuses injunction on Metcash-Franklins deal

    Regulator ACCC has failed in its play for a court injunction on wholesale distributor Metcash (ASX:MTS) acquiring the Franklins supermarket chain

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling20 Sept. 11 19:20
  • ACCC seeks comment on Layer 2 bitstream service

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has called for submissions into the draft description for a Layer 2 bitstream service.

    Written by Chloe Herrick18 Aug. 11 12:12
  • Qantas gets tentative nod for NA partnership

    Qantas (ASX:QAN) has been cleared to support services to North America established under its partnership with American Airlines while ACCC weighs giving final approval to the deal

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling09 June 11 17:37
  • WAN shareholders approve $4b Seven Media buy

    West Australian Newspapers (ASX:WAN) shareholders have approved its acquisition of Seven Media Group from Seven Group Holdings (ASX:SVW) at an EV of $4b

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling11 April 11 19:01
  • Oceania Capital gets ACCC nod to sell security unit

    Private equity firm Oceania Capital (ASX:OCP) has learned the ACCC does not intend to intervene in the sale of its electronic security business to Tyco International Security for $171m

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling08 April 11 16:42
  • ACCC gives nod to Southern Cross-Austereo merger

    The ACCC has cleared the $741m acquisition of Austereo Group (ASX:AEO) by Southern Cross Media Group (ASX:SXL), because the two broadcasters have little license overlap

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling17 March 11 16:28
  • Scam reports double in 2010: ACCC

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has reported a doubling of scam-related reports in 2010.

    Written by Computerworld Staff07 March 11 16:47
  • Telstra shops granted collective bargaining authorisation

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has allowed TLS Association (TLSA) to collectively bargain with suppliers on behalf of Telstra licensed shops for five years.

    Written by Georgina Swan25 Feb. 11 09:33
  • Firm fined for Facebook, Twitter reviews

    The ACCC has succeeded in having a company fined over allegedly misleading and deceptive claims made in client comments on its Facebook and Twitter pages

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling11 Feb. 11 18:08
  • ACCC okays Virgin Blue Etihad alliance

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has granted authorisation for an alliance between Virgin Blue (ASX:VBA) and Etihad Airways

    Written by CFO World Staff03 Feb. 11 10:30
  • ACCC may allow Telstra Shop collective bargaining

    Regulator ACCC has proposed to approve a request to allow Telstra (ASX:TLS) shops to band together while bargaining for equipment and business services

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling20 Jan. 11 17:54
  • ACCC clears Virgin Blue's partnership plans

    The ACCC has revealed it won't oppose Virgin Blue's (ASX:VBA) plans to enter separate commercial partnerships with fellow airliners Air NZ and Etihad

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling16 Dec. 10 18:31
  • ACCC won't intervene in ASX-SGX merger

    The ACCC won't stand in the way of a merger between ASX Limited (ASX:ASX) and Singapore Exchange, after deciding it won't substantially harm competition in the trading facility market

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling15 Dec. 10 19:01
  • AMP makes new bid for AXA APH assets

    AMP (ASX:AMP) has submitted a new bid for the Aus/NZ assets of AXA Asia-Pacific (ASX:AXA) in a deal valuing the whole of the latter at $13.3b

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling15 Nov. 10 18:16