The Australian Competition Authority launches its 2015 compliance and enforcement policy, aiming at tougher penalties

Striving for tougher penalties: The ACCC’s New Enforcement Priorities 2015 Share* On 19 February 2015, ACCC Chairman, Rod Sims, launched the ACCC’s 2015 Compliance and Enforcement Policy (Policy). The Policy sets out the ACCC’s priority areas for 2015 and factors that will be taken into account by the ACCC when deciding how best to direct its enforcement resources. Priority areas are selected based on a wide range of factors including whether the conduct is of significant public interest or concern or results in significant consumer or business detriment, whether the conduct affects disadvantaged or vulnerable consumer groups and whether the conduct involves concentrated markets which impact small businesses, as well as new or emerging consumer and competition issues. In announcing

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  • K&L Gates (Sidney)
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth

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Ayman Guirguis, Jessica Qiu, The Australian Competition Authority launches its 2015 compliance and enforcement policy, aiming at tougher penalties, 19 February 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin February 2015, Art. N° 74054

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