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  1. 29 July 2019 - Legal Affairs

    ACCC doubles down on digital platforms

    A University of Melbourne expert says the ACCC’s final report into digital platforms in Australia finds that big tech giants warrant close competition scrutiny.

  2. 1 May 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Competition policy: An election issue?

    Competition law doesn’t grab headlines at elections, but a University of Melbourne expert says Opposition proposals on fines and merger reviews, merit attention

  3. 13 December 2018 - Inside Business

    Why data is king

    Our love for Google and Facebook has made them digital giants; but a University of Melbourne expert asks whether we can trust them with our personal data?

  4. 24 July 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Taking on big tech: Where does Australia stand?

    Big tech is under fire in Europe. A University of Melbourne academic looks at how the EU's latest fine on Google could effect antitrust policy in Australia.

  5. 26 March 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Why are corporate penalties for cartels so low in Australia?

    An OECD report and University of Melbourne research confirms Australian fines for companies that break competition law are much lower than in other countries.

  6. 13 March 2018 - Legal Affairs

    Keeping tabs on the tech giants

    As Australia's competition watchdog investigates tech giants like Google and Facebook, a University of Melbourne expert says the focus is more transparency.

  7. 9 March 2017 - Under the Microscope

    From the bar to the supermarket: Life as a competition lawyer

    Working on the Stolen Generations case was "life transforming" for former Barrister and competition law expert Professor Caron Beaton-Wells.

  8. 13 February 2017 - Inside Business

    How tacit collusion makes consumers pay

    A first of its kind study that analysed over 1.7 million prices has provided empirical evidence of how tacit collusion worked in the Perth petrol market.