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Stockland, Invesco Real Estate forge land lease deal

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAY 2024
... greater Perth. The transaction is currently up for regulatory approval with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) commencing its review on February 8. Stockland's land lease community strategy is supported by Australia's ageing ...

Government introduces company merger overhaul

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2024
... decides that they don't raise any competition concerns. The average period for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to process merger authorisations has been 171 days. Chalmers and Leigh added that they plan to introduce a single ...

Government promises transparent financial services regulation

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024
... superannuation, investment, payments, and capital market entities. ASIC, APRA, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), and Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will all be part of the grid. The Customer ...

ANZ gets green light for Suncorp merger

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024
... the Australian Competition Tribunal (ACT), despite initially being blocked by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in August last year. At the time, the ACCC said it was not satisfied with the proposal because it would reduce competition ...

Government proposes framework for clearing and settlement services regulation

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JAN 2024
... must consult and consider advice from financial regulators including ASIC, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), and the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). The public consultation process for this exposure draft instrument is now open ...

Former UniSuper chief appointed to CSLR board

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 16 JAN 2024
... the CSLR board is AFCA's Delia Rickard, she was previously deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. The finalisation of the board awaits the appointment of an independent chair by the government. The CSLR, legislated in June ...

Government consults on reforms to merger rules

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2023
... deliver benefits to consumers, workers and the wider economy." Additionally, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has also raised concerns about Australia's merger regime. According to the consultation paper, key concerns highlighted ...

Fears grow around greenwashing litigation protections

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 NOV 2023
... to eliminate attempts of wrongdoing," Motto said. It appears that ASIC and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) would be only parties able to bring an action under certain provisions of the Corporations Act, Brynn O'Brien of ...

ANZ breached disclosure laws in 2015 raise: Court

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 16 OCT 2023
... $2.5 billion from institutional investors. The finding follows the failure of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's criminal case against ANZ and its underwriters last year. Federal Court Justice Moshinsky said that if the information ...

ACCC publishes draft guidance on greenwashing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 14 JUL 2023
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has outlined eight principles designed to combat greenwashing by businesses and protect consumers. The ACCC has published a draft guidance to address "concerning conduct" arising from a recent ...
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