Ashurst (Sydney)

Tihana Zuk

Ashurst (Sydney)
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Tihana Zuk is a counsel in the competition practice. Tihana specialises in Australian competition law/anti-trust law and consumer law. She has a strong background in advising parties on merger control issues, and obtaining merger clearance from the ACCC for complex domestic and international transactions. Tihana has particular expertise in advising on competition law risks arising from business dealings with competitors, customers and suppliers (including JVs, joint procurement, pricing, exclusivity and distribution issues), and working with clients to achieve their strategic objectives within the bounds of the Competition and Consumer Act. She has many years of experience in dealing with the ACCC in relation to merger clearances, notifications and authorisations of conduct/arrangements, as well as investigations and litigation. Tihana also routinely advises on all aspects of the Australian Consumer Law, including unfair contracts, consumer guarantees and misleading or deceptive conduct. Tihana has prepared and delivered competition and consumer law compliance training to clients in a range of industries.

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Tihana Zuk, Melissa Fraser The Australian Competition Authority authorizes a merger between multiple payment service providers subject to court-enforceable conditions (BPAY / eftpos / NPPA)


On 9 September 2021, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission ("ACCC") authorised the proposed amalgamation of three payment service providers, BPAY Group Holding Pty Ltd ("BPAY"), eftpos Payments Australia Limited ("EPAL") and NPP Australia Limited ("NPPA"), subject to a court (...)

Tihana Zuk, John McKellar The Australian Competition Authority fines and convicts a former general manager of a national steel-producing company for obstructing a cartel investigation (BlueScope Steel)


In December 2020, Jason Ellis, a former general manager of sales and marketing at BlueScope Steel Limited ("BlueScope"), was sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment (suspended) and ordered to pay a A$10,000 fine, for inciting the obstruction of an investigation by the Australian Competition and (...)

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