An investor's guide to the sector and its regulations.
Competition law plays a central role in regulating business with few areas of economic activity beyond its reach. It governs anti-competitive and unfair market practices, mergers and acquisitions, product liability, natural monopoly regulation and third-party access to facilities of national significance.
Recognised as one of five 'elite' competition practices in Australia (Global Competition Review's GCR 100, 2011, 2012 and 2013), Minter Ellison advises on a significant proportion of Australian and New Zealand merger clearances each year.
Our competition partners are consistently rated among the leaders in their field. As one of the largest competition practices in the Asia-Pacific region, we have the capacity to fully understand the relevance of overseas developments and issues. We advise clients operating in the Asia-Pacific, and Asian regulatory authorities, on cross-jurisdictional regulatory and competition law issues, working seamlessly with Minter Ellison Rudd Watts in New Zealand on trans-Tasman matters.