On 24 July 2013, the ACCC consented to a variation to the section 87B Undertaking given by FOXTEL Management Pty Ltd (for and on behalf of the FOXTEL Partnership) on 9 April 2012. The objective of the Undertaking was to address the ACCC’s concerns about competitive detriment that would otherwise arise as a result of FOXTEL’s acquisition of Austar United Communications Limited.
The ACCC has accepted a section 87B Undertaking from Lumo Energy Australia Pty Ltd (Lumo Energy) in respect of conduct by Lumo Energy sales agents during unsolicited visits to residential consumers at their homes for the purpose of selling gas and electricity (energy products).
The ACCC has accepted a section 87B undertaking from Happiness Road Investment Group Pty Ltd (Happiness Road) in relation to misleading 'Made in Australia' claims that were made on its website www.koalajack.com.au.
The ACCC has accepted a section 87B Undertaking from Utel Networks Pty Ltd (Utel) following an investigation relating to breaches of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL), contained in Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (the Act).
On 16 April 2014, the ACCC decided to extend the existing the final access determinations (FADs) for the declared fixed line services (LCS, WLR, LSS, ULLS, PSTN OA (FOAS as of 1 August 2014), PSTN TA (FTAS as of August 1 2014) and the wholesale ADSL service. The ACCC is extending these FADs as it will not be in a position to make the new fixed line services and the wholesale ADSL service FADs prior to their expiration.