On 22 May 2014, the ACCC announced that it had accepted an undertaking (the Undertaking) from Caltex Australia Petroleum Pty Ltd (Caltex) in relation to its proposed acquisition of the fuel division of Scotts Group (Scotts)(the Proposed Acquisition).
On 8 May 2014, the ACCC announced that it had accepted an undertaking (the Undertaking) from Shahin Enterprises Pty Ltd (the main operating entity of Peregrine, Shahin) in relation to its proposed acquisition of 25 service station sites from BP Australia Pty Ltd (BP), comprising:
16 sites in metropolitan Adelaide (the Proposed Acquisition); and
nine sites in regional South Australia.
The ACCC has accepted a section 87B undertaking from CUB Pty Ltd trading as Carlton & United Breweries in relation to ACCC concerns that it represented that Byron Bay Pale Lager was brewed by a small brewer in Byron Bay when this was not the case.
The ACCC has accepted a section 87B undertaking from Peter McInnes Pty Ltd ACN 000 445 269 (Peter McInnes) following an investigation into resale price maintenance conduct likely to contravene section 48 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Tiny Tots Images Photography Pty Ltd (Tiny Tots) in relation to misrepresentations made in regards to a consumers 'cooling off' or termination rights that were likely to contravene sections 29(1)(m), 76(a) and 79(b) of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd (Coles) following an investigation into a video and cartoon ‘Our Coles Brand Milk Story’, which was published on social media.
On 24 March 2014, AGL Energy Limited (AGL) applied to the Australian Competition Tribunal (the Tribunal) for merger authorisation pursuant to section 95AU of the Competition and Consumer Act (the CCA) to acquire the assets of Macquarie Generation (the application).
On 27 March 2014 the ACCC announced it had accepted an undertaking (the Undertaking) from Melbourne International RoRo & Auto Terminal Pty Ltd (MIRRAT) in relation to its proposed acquisition of a long term lease to operate the Webb Dock West automotive terminal at the Port of Melbourne which at the time was under the control of the Port of Melbourne Corporation (the Proposed Acquisition).
This statement of differences was given to the ACCC on 20 March 2014 by NBN Co in respect to access agreements entered into by NBN Co and Symbio Wholesale Pty Ltd. This access agreement contains differences from the standard form of access agreement (SFAA) as published by NBN Co on 13 December 2013 (Wholesale Broadband Agreement 2).
On 6 March 2014 the ACCC accepted a variation to the section 87B Undertaking provided to the ACCC by Australian Workplace Services Pty Ltd, previously accepted by the ACCC on 10 January 2012.
The purpose of this Variation to the Undertaking is to remove reference to Mr John Gerard O’Halloran from the Compliance Program obligations in paragraph 12(a) as he is no longer a director of AWS.