On 29 July 2010, the ACCC accepted an undertaking (the Undertaking) from Novartis AG (Novartis) in relation to its proposed acquisition of Alcon Laboratories Inc (Alcon) (the Proposed Acquisition).
Novartis and Alcon were the only suppliers of injectable miotic products in Australia.
Queensland Solar Systems (QSS) has acknowledged that claims about electricity savings and sale discounts in advertisements for photovoltaic solar panel systems were likely to have contravened sections 52, 53(c) and 53(e) of the Trade Practices Act 1974.
State Solar Services (SSS) has acknowledged that claims about electricity savings and sale discounts in advertisements for photovoltaic solar panel systems were likely to have contravened sections 52, 53(c) and 53(e) of the Trade Practices Act 1974.
The ACCC has accepted an undertaking from Intervest Global Live Pty Ltd (Intervest Global) in respect of advertisements it caused to be published on the SeekCommerical website between November 2007 and 18 February 2010.
Ray White has provided an undertaking to the ACCC acknowledging that its conduct was likely to have contravened section 51AD of the Act because it did not comply with clause 21 of the Franchising Code of Conduct when seeking to terminate the franchise agreement, and there were no special circumstances to warrant termination of the franchise agreement under clause 23 of the Code.
ANE Furniture Pty Ltd (ANE) is a manufacturer and importer of household furniture, including bunk beds.
In February 2009, officers from the ACCC conducted a survey of bunk beds for compliance with the Bunk Consumer Protection Notice (CPN).
Withdrawal of Section 87B Undertaking
On 15 June 2010, the ACCC consented to the withdrawal of the Undertaking of Mr Timothy Michael Poole, previously accepted on 4 July 2007.
Mr Timothy Michael Poole was a director of Asciano Ltd and/or its related bodies corporate.
On 25 May 2010, the ACCC accepted the undertaking of Mr Adam Martin, a director of Toll Holdings Ltd and/or its related bodies corporate.
Under the undertaking Mr Martin agrees to sell down any interest he has in Asciano Limited and thereafter maintain his independence from Asciano.