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Facebook Rejects Talks With Australia Publisher

Australia’s competition watchdog is looking into a claim that Facebook refused a publisher’s request to negotiate a licensing deal, according to The New York...
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Australia’s Rod Sims Says New Tech Law Is Not In Favor...

The architect of Australia's new law making Alphabet's Google and Facebook pay news outlets for content on Thursday, June 10, rejected a suggestion the move was...
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Google & Facebook To Pay For Media Content Under New Australian...

Australia’s competition regulator has declared victory in a three-year battle to make Facebook and Google pay for news after the internet groups signed deals...

Australia’s Ramsay Health Care To Buy UK’s Spire For $1.4B

Australian hospital operator Ramsay Health Care on Wednesday, May 26, stated it would buy British peer Spire Healthcare Group for £1 billion (US$1.42 billion)...
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Australia OKS Salesforce’s $37B Slack Acquisition

The Australian competition regulator has approved the proposed acquisition of collaboration software firm Slack by CRM giant Salesforce for US$37 billion, stating the deal...
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Watchdog Takes Action Over Cartel In Australia’s National Gallery

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted civil proceedings in the Federal Court against Delta Building Automation (Delta) and its sole director,...

Woolworths To Address Competition Concerns From PFD Deal In Australia

Australian grocer Woolworths Group has offered draft commitments to ensure its deal to buy two-thirds of PFD Food Services will not hurt competition in...
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Australia To Hold Public Inquiry Into Crown Merger With Star

The Australian competition regulator will hold a public review of a proposal to merge Australia’s two biggest casino groups after the Star Entertainment group...

TasPorts In Australia Declared To Have Misused Its Market Power

The Australian Federal Court has declared by consent that Tasmanian Ports Corporation engaged in conduct that had the likely effect of substantially lessening competition...

Australia’s Antitrust Watchdog Considers Cases Against Big Tech Over Ads

Competition regulator Rod Sims has foreshadowed possible further legal cases against tech groups as a result of inquiries into mobile phone app stores and...

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