The ACCC expressed concerns about the impact that the proposed acquisition of Blockbuster by Video Ezy may have on the national market for the wholesale purchase of new release DVDs and local markets for the rental supply of DVDs to consumers.
On 15 August 2007, the ACCC decided not to intervene in Healthscope Limited’s (Healthscope’s) proposed acquisition of Symbion Health Limited (Symbion) after accepting an undertaking from Healthscope to divest a number of pathology businesses in the north-eastern and Gippsland regions of Victoria.
On 8 August 2007 Singapore Power International Pte Ltd, Babcock & Brown Infrastructure Limited and Babcock & Brown Investor Services Limited as trustee for the Babcock & Brown Infrastructure Trust offered undertakings to the ACCC in connection with the parties' proposed acquisition of Alinta Limited.
Uniden Australia Pty Ltd has offered Court enforceable Undertakings to the ACCC requiring it to cease representations that its Atlantis 250 VHF marine handheld two-way radio is waterproof given the standard Uniden used to support its claim only referred to the classification of 'splash-proof'.
On 18 July 2007, the ACCC decided that the acquisition of Golden Casket Lottery Corporation (Golden Casket) by Tattersall’s Limited (Tattersall’s) would be likely to substantially lessen competition in the market for monitoring and maintaining electronic gaming machines (EGMs) in Queensland, in breach of section 50 of the Trade Practices Act 1974.