On 22 August 2019, the ACCC announced it had accepted an undertaking (the Undertaking) given by Nutrien Ltd and its subsidiary Agrium SP Holdings Pty Limited pursuant to s 87B of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) in connection with Nurtrien's proposal to acquire (through it's Australian business Landmark) all issued shares of Ruralco Holdings Limited (the Proposed Acquisition).
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Saipol Technologies Pty Ltd (ACN 159 655 651) (Saipol) in relation to claims it has made about its ‘C grade’ replacement water filter cartridges. The ACCC considers that the claims were likely to be false, misleading or deceptive in contravention of sections 18 and 29(1)(a) of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). Saipol carries on a business in Australia as an importer, seller and specialist manufacturer of replacement water filtration products, including water filter cartridges. It mainly markets to other businesses including hospitals and universities.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Big Warehouse Pty Ltd (Big Warehouse) in relation to claims about the availability of spare parts for electrical appliances manufactured by third parties (Spare Parts), the suitability of Spare Parts and consumers’ rights to a full refund or replacement.
On 25 July 2019, the ACCC announced it had accepted an undertaking (the Undertaking) from AP Eagers pursuant to s 87B of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) in connection with AP Eagers proposal to acquire all of the ordinary shares in Automotive Holdings Group Limited (AHG) that it does not already own (the Proposed Acquisition). The Proposed Acquisition was granted authorisation by the ACCC subject to a condition that AP Eagers divest its new car retailing business in the Newcastle / Hunter Valley region to an ACCC approved purchaser.
Vodafone Hutchison Australia Pty Limited ACN 096 304 620 (Vodafone) has offered and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (pursuant to a delegation from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)) has accepted a court enforceable undertaking in relation to its third party billing service known as “Direct Carrier Billing” (DCB).