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Get the lowdown on developments in competition law in Australia and around the world. Gilbert + Tobin’s Moya Dodd and Matt Rubinstein explore insights and trends with leading experts to give you the competitive edge.

The Competitive Edge Gilbert + Tobin

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Get the lowdown on developments in competition law in Australia and around the world. Gilbert + Tobin’s Moya Dodd and Matt Rubinstein explore insights and trends with leading experts to give you the competitive edge.

    Bonus episode: What went wrong for the prosecution in Australia’s first criminal cartel jury trial - Part 2

    Bonus episode: What went wrong for the prosecution in Australia’s first criminal cartel jury trial - Part 2

    Last week, we turned to crime… and we're not done yet! This episode brings you more in our conversation with Kate Morgan, SC who successfully defended Country Care in Australia's first criminal cartel jury trial. Last week, we talked about the charges, the evidence, and the courtroom tactics. This week, we tackle the big questions. What happened when the verdicts came in? What does it mean for the ACCC's pipeline of investigations? And the really big one - why are jury trials like playing Germany at the World Cup?

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    • 20 min
    What went wrong for the prosecution in Australia’s first criminal cartel jury trial

    What went wrong for the prosecution in Australia’s first criminal cartel jury trial

    The first criminal cartel case to go before an Australian jury ended with a swift verdict of “not guilty” on all charges against health solutions provider Country Care. Jump behind the scenes with Senior Counsel for the accused, Kate Morgan, for a sideline scoop on the case and what it might mean for criminal prosecutions of cartel cases in the future. Plus the ACCC's adtech report, infrastructure privatisation, a crisis for carnivores and plenty more…

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    Links from the episode:
    Our article on the ACCC's adtech report "ACCC v Google showdown: Ad Tech Inquiry Final Report": https://www.gtlaw.com.au/knowledge/accc-v-google-showdown-ad-tech-inquiry-final-report
    Priscilla Page "An Appreciation of Han Lue & Tokyo Drift" https://www.patreon.com/posts/54015099
    Meet the Gilbert + Tobin Competition and Regulation team - https://www.gtlaw.com.au/expertise/competition-and-regulation 

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    • 27 min
    Big changes proposed for merger approvals in Australia

    Big changes proposed for merger approvals in Australia

    Learn about the ACCC's proposed changes and what they might mean for you with Elizabeth Avery, who heads up our competition and regulation team. We do a deep dive into the future of the approval process, the test to be applied and the special focus on large digital platforms. Plus a new investigation into mobile payments, craft beer at the football, medieval rights in common and more …

    Links from the episode:
    Our article on the ACCC's proposal to reform Australia's merger review regime: ACCC heralds its proposal to reform the Australian merger control regime
    Canberra's Asian Cup party capped off with terrific atmosphere between Iran and Iraq supporters (The Age, 2015)
    Kazuyoshi Miura (Wikipedia)
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    • 22 min
    Misuse of market power – why are private companies stepping in where the ACCC fears to tread?

    Misuse of market power – why are private companies stepping in where the ACCC fears to tread?

    Australia’s competition regulator the ACCC fought hard for a new law against misuse of market power, but it’s private companies who are using it more. Our Partner Simon Muys tells us why and what it means for businesses who might have market power or who deal with someone who does. Plus Rod Sims outlines one possible future for merger approvals in Australia, Treasury consults on major changes to unfair contract term laws, a decision in the Epic v Apple case in the US and more …

     Show notes:

    Merger review proposals
    Our article on the Australian merger control regime- ACCC heralds its proposal to reform the Australian merger control regime  
    AFR articles with Elizabeth's quotes
    Ex-ACCC chief Samuel labels Sims’ merger reform proposal ‘a quagmire’
    Sims’ plan for merger reform has the makings of a tough fight

    Unfair Contract Terms
    Our article on unfair contract terms - Unfair Contract Terms regime update: Government releases draft legislation

    Simon Muy's article
    Our article on section 46 of the CCA - Section 46 of the CCA rides again but on a different horse

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    • 24 min
    Introducing The Competitive Edge

    Introducing The Competitive Edge

    What you need to know about the latest in competition law and policy from Australia’s leading Competition and Regulation practice at Gilbert + Tobin.

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18 Ratings

18 Ratings

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Easy to listen to, informative & professional law podcast

I love the way Moya and Matt guide us through cases that shed light on competition law. And you never when a quirky film or football reference might pop up!

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