ACCC issues ACCCount for March 2017 quarter

ACCCount details the ACCC’s enforcement, compliance, merger, adjudication, economic regulation, market studies, advocacy and international activities during the January to March 2017 quarter.

This edition includes:

  • release of the ACCC’s final report on the Cattle and Beef Market Study
  • the ACCC denies banks authorisation to collectively bargain with Apple about digital wallet technology
  • a penalty of $545 000 against Jetstar and $200 000 against Virgin Airlines for ‘drip pricing’ conduct
  • a penalty of $250 000 against SoleNet and Sure Telecom
  • consumer protection issues in the hearing aid industry
  • a national interim ban on the sale of certain decorative alcohol fuelled devices
  • continued regulation of the wholesale ADSL service for a further five years
  • the ACCC’s ninth quarterly report on the Australian petroleum industry
  • the ACCC’s annual report on prices and competition in the telecommunications sector

To read the full report, see: ACCCount 1 January to 31 March 2017

Published date: 
15 May 2017