Recent trends in complex ACCC merger review cases

Legal guides Written by Sar Katdare (Partner), Andrew Willekes (Special Counsel), Luisa Johnson (Associate)

We are pleased to share with you the fifth edition of our report on recent trends in complex merger review cases by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC).

This report provides a complete statistical analysis of ACCC merger review decisions which involve the publication of a Statement of Issues (SOI) since they were first published in 2006 and the use of the "traffic light" system to indicate the ACCC’s preliminary competition concerns with a transaction.

Important Disclaimer: The material contained in this article is comment of a general nature only and is not and nor is it intended to be advice on any specific professional matter. In that the effectiveness or accuracy of any professional advice depends upon the particular circumstances of each case, neither the firm nor any individual author accepts any responsibility whatsoever for any acts or omissions resulting from reliance upon the content of any articles. Before acting on the basis of any material contained in this publication, we recommend that you consult your professional adviser. Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation (Australia-wide except in Tasmania).

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