Background If 2017 was the year that the ACCC emphasised consumer and small business protection (including an effective focus on achieving higher penalties), 2018 is set to be the year of cartels and the continued … Continued
In 2014, the New South Wales Government (Government) launched the Quality Regulatory Services Initiative (QRSI), which aims to implement an outcomes and risk-based regulatory framework across Government agencies and Government-led industry initiatives. The QRSI implementation … Continued
The legislative framework for the Victorian Government’s new digital customer service platform, Service Victoria, is awaiting debate in the Legislative Council when Parliament resumes in February 2018. If the Service Victoria Bill 2017 survives Victoria’s … Continued
A regulator’s primary remit is to ensure compliance with the regulatory framework which it oversees. Accordingly, compliance and enforcement activity forms the backbone of all regulators’ operations. Such activity includes the spectrum of actions taken … Continued
Four years ago, the Abbott government identified the unnecessary complexity, inconsistency and duplication across the Commonwealth statute book as a result of the rapid development of regulatory powers over the preceding 20 years. Not only … Continued
Events in the real world do not always fit neatly within the bailiwick of one regulator. When corporations and businesses push the envelope (as they often do), they frequently traverse several regulatory jurisdictions. So there … Continued
We recently released an update on the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Competition Policy Review) Bill 2017 (the Bill) which was passed by Parliament on 18 October 2017. The new legislation has now commenced. As of … Continued
On 18 October 2017, the Government secured the necessary support in the Senate to pass the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Competition Policy Review) Bill 2017 (the Bill). The new legislation will commence from a day to … Continued
The new financial year has arrived and it seems timely to remind you of the legislation that goes along with a ‘cleaning out’ of the archives. Before you press delete or shred that document, be … Continued
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