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Guidelines on concerted practices

31 August 2018

 

Overview/background

Reading mindsOn 31 August 2018 the ACCC released Guidelines on concerted practices.

The Guidelines follow the reforms to s 45 that came into operation on 6 November 2017 following recommendations in the Harper Report.

Previous iterations

The ACCC previously released a draft framework for s concerted practices guidelines in September 2016. Submissions to that consultation have not been published.

Following passage of legislation in 2017 the ACCC released interim guidelines for comment. The Submissions made as part of that consultation process have not been published and there was no response from the ACCC until the release of these Guidelines in August 2018.