This report examines how the structure of local grocery markets affects prices and margins in New Zealand.
Digital transformation is a defining feature of our time. This paper argues that as technology shifts market dynamics, policies must ensure that markets remain inclusive, and support broad access to the new opportunities for firms and workers.
The Energy Security Board is attempting to drive reforms to increase transparency across the energy sector and even the playing field between energy companies and consumers. This consultation paper outlines ways to close energy sector data gaps through improved access, protection, sharing, integration, and the...
The ACCC has developed this draft mandatory code of conduct to address bargaining power imbalances between Australian news media businesses and each of Google and Facebook.
Consumer protection frameworks for new energy products and services and the traditional sale of energy in Australia
The purpose of this report is to step back from the specific detail of current arrangements and focus on foundational questions around the rationales for consumer protection frameworks in the energy sector.
In consultation with interested stakeholders and the public, the Essential Services Commission has developed a framework and approach to help assess whether the Victorian energy retail market is delivering good value to energy consumers.
The priority areas set out in this document will be the focus of the Essential Services Commission's compliance and enforcement work for the next year. By promoting and enforcing compliance in these areas, the Commission aims to restore trust in the energy market.
It is evident that competition agencies face a number of challenges with their organisational structure and the functioning of the organisation. The aim of this report is to share experience among competition agencies in order to improve agency effectiveness.