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).
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.
On 6 March 2014, the ACCC announced that it had accepted an undertaking (the Undertaking) from BlueScope Steel Limited (BlueScope) in relation to its proposed acquisition of the OneSteel Sheet and Coil business from Arrium Limited (the Proposed Acquisition).
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Medion Australia Pty Limited (Medion) in relation to claims about unlimited features in the ALDImobile ‘Unlimited Pack’ that were likely to contravene sections 18 and 29(1)(g) of the Australian Consumer Law.
On 29 November 2013 Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited applied to the Australian Competition Tribunal for merger authorisation to acquire Warrnambool Cheese and Butter Factory Company Holdings Limited.