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Top 10 Australian M&A Predictions for 2014
The results are in - 2013 was another tough year for the Australian M&A market overall.
Australia
28 Jan 2014
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A game changer for competitive M&A transactions?
The Federal Court found that arrangements between the private equity firm and the ultimate buyer involved cartel conduct.
Australia
8 Jun 2013
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Doing Business in Australia - Capital Markets
This article discusses capital markets in Australia, including securities, the ASX, takeovers and merger control.
Australia
30 Apr 2012
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NZ Competition And Market Regulation Update - Commerce Act Reviews And Recommendations
The clearance and authorisation provisions under the Commerce Act.
New Zealand
12 Dec 2007
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Compensation Awarded To French Company For Loss Resulting From Wrongful Prohibition Of Merger
On 11 July 2007 the European Court of First Instance ruled for the first time that a merging party can be compensated for losses sustained as a result of the illegal prohibition of its merger.
Australia
 
12 Sep 2007
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UK Office Of Fair Trading Refers BSkyB’s Acquisition Of ITV To Competition Commission
The UK Office of Fair Trading has completed its initial investigation of the partial merger and decided there are enough competition concerns to refer the merger to the Competition Commission for a detailed inquiry lasting up to five and a half months.
Australia
 
12 Sep 2007
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Proposed Changes To Part 5 Of The Commerce Act - Reviewing The Review
In this update, Mark Williamson and Oliver Turton cast a critical eye over some of the proposals contained in the recently released discussion paper relating to Part 5 of the "Commerce Act" 1986. Part 5 contains provisions dealing with Commerce Commission clearances and authorisations.
New Zealand
22 Jul 2007
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Government’s Corporation Reform Package – Takeovers
On 24 May 2007, the Corporations Legislation Amendment (Simpler Regulatory System) Bill 2007 was presented to Parliament for its Second Reading speech. The Bill is intended to simplify aspects of the current regulatory system but it is of note that the Bill itself exceeds 70 pages and the Explanatory Memorandum exceeds 180 pages.
Australia
18 Jun 2007
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Government’s Corporation Reform Package – Corporate Governance And Company Reporting
On 24 May 2007, the Corporations Legislation Amendment (Simpler Regulatory System) Bill 2007 was presented to Parliament for its Second Reading speech. The Bill is intended to simplify aspects of the current regulatory system but it is of note that the Bill itself exceeds 70 pages and the Explanatory Memorandum exceeds 180 pages.
Australia
12 Jun 2007
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New Zealand’s Takeovers Panel To Investigate Schemes And Amalgamations
New Zealand’s Commerce Minister, Lianne Dalziel, has recently asked the Takeovers Panel to undertake work to look at the issue of schemes of arrangements and amalgamations potentially being used in ways that may not align with the Takeovers Code. The Takeovers Panel has agreed to take on the task.
New Zealand
12 Jun 2007
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Amendments to the Trade Practices Act Now In Effect
Amendments to the Trade Practices Act now in effect Recent amendments to the Trade Practices Act (TPA) in effect from 1 January 2007 change the application of significant competition law provisions in the TPA and some ACCC procedures. This Update identifies the key changes and discusses their impact.
Australia
28 Jan 2007
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Acquisition of a Competing Brand – Some Issues on Integration and Conversion
Whether for issues of market share, possible shut down or reasons associated with efficiency, the acquisition of a competing brand represents an intellectual challenge for the management team charged with integration.
Australia
10 Aug 2006
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Corporate Alert
The second issue of Phillips Fox quarterly Corporate Alert newsletter.
Australia
 
5 Jun 2006
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Competition & Trade Practices Bulletin – May 2006
In this issue: Record Fine for Cartel Activities, Proposed Bus Acquisition and the Commerce Act, Prohibition Against Resale Price Maintenance Bites
New Zealand
 
12 May 2006
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