Competition Major Publications:
The Adverse Effects of Government Actions Against Cartels
Government intervention against cartels is seldom effective and sometimes counterproductive. Competitive firms may conspire to push up prices and profits, but this is difficult to achieve for a lengthy period of time. Firms have different costs, market prospects and objectives and price or market share agreements break down because of:
A new single desk for Western Australia?
Submission to the ACCC interested party consultation in relation to Cooperative Bulk Handling Limited (CBH) exclusive dealing Notification N93439
Address to the Conference Competition & Regulation in the Energy Industry 15 March 2002
Opening up electricity and gas markets to competition forces retailers to seek better ways of meeting the needs of customers more cheaply and ensures that cross subsidies are made known.
Review of the National Access Regime
Inquiry by the Productivity Commission into the operation of Clause 6 of the Competition Principles Agreement and Part IIIA of the Trade Practices Act 1974