On 23 August 2006 the ACCC commenced proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against Bovis Lend Lease Pty Limited (BLL) in relation to an alleged arrangement or understanding reached between BLL and the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) concerning the use by BLL of a subcontractor, Bernmar, on the Landmark Building site in the ACT.
In January 2004, APS/MGT and ABC Lasers reached an agreement whereby:
Automated Positioning Systems and Machine Guidance Technology agreed to supply machine guidance products to customers in the civil construction industry in Queensland, Northern Rivers and Vanuatu through ABC Lasers; and
ABC Lasers agreed not to supply machine guidance products to customers in the mining industry.
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.
Jordan Tatum Enterprises Pty Ltd (‘JTE’) is the proprietor of the Burdekin Hotel in Ayr, Queensland.
In about July 2006, Nathan Hunt, director of JTE and manager of the Burdekin Hotel, arranged a meeting with other hoteliers in Ayr to attempt to make or arrive at an arrangement or understanding in relation to the price of over-the-bar alcoholic beverages.