Competition Law: What is acceptable and what to do if the ACCC calls!

With Australian businesses facing increased scrutiny by the ACCC, many organisations are at risk of significant penalties under today’s competition laws. Presented by experienced commercial lawyers, this seminar will look specifically at the potential risks to your business and how your actions may be interpreted. It will also provide an overview of how to respond to any ACCC enquiries.

What will be covered?
The session will cover the following:
  • An outline of competition law issues including market definition, “per se” and “substantial lessening of competition” offences, and potential penalties
  • An outline of competition law issues including price fixing, cartel behaviour, resale price maintenance, misuse of market power, exclusive dealing and third line forcing
  • A review of your competition law compliance policies and current issues
  • Relevant case studies in price fixing and resale price maintenance, including distributor discounting
  • Risky areas for your business and risk minimisation
  • ACCC enforcement action
  • Dealing with customer or competitor complaints and ACCC enquiries.
What are the learning outcomes?
Participants can expect to walk away with:
  • A greater awareness of the scope of potential offences, and the conduct which will be potentially risky
  • A refreshed understanding of existing compliance policies and whether there is any need for updating of policies
  • Strategies for avoiding risk in current situations faced by your business
  • A series of tips and techniques for responding to regulatory enquiries
  • The ability to identify and respond to illegal conduct of competitors.
Who should attend?

Managers and Sales teams will find this seminar highly beneficial.

Format
  • 2-hour interactive seminar
  • Tailored to your specific issues, concerns and training needs
  • Flexible group sizes – usually 10-24 participants.
 

For more information contact:

Stephen Booth, Principal
 Coleman Greig phone number +61 2 9895 9222
 sbooth@colemangreig.com.au 

 

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