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A game of cartel combat

In a corporate landscape seemingly rife with dubious activity and insufficient regulatory reach, the ACCC’s game theory based whistleblower approach to cartels may be an unexpected diamond in the rough. Tingnan Li forgoes a cape but nevertheless investigates this unlikely hero.

The More Things Change…

Australian industry has experienced a wealth of changes due to accelerating globalisation in the late 20th century. Dr George Raitt explores the effects that the changes have had on competition law, particularly in reference to the beer brewing industry.

This article first appeared in Short Supply 2015 – check out the full magazine via the Short Supply tab at the top of this page!

Pillars or Pillows?

Oscar explains Australia’s banking competition policy in light of the controversy around maintaining the ‘big four.’

This article first appeared in Short Supply 2015 – check out the full magazine via the Short Supply tab at the top of this page!

The Hanseatic League

Elijah takes us to Hamburg and reflects on the city’s heritage as a flourishing centre of the Hanseatic League.

Is competition regulation an oxymoron?

Australia needs a full-time, focussed competition watchdog that applies the law using state-of-the-art economics, understanding the ambiguities and subtleties of market interactions, writes Professor Stephen King.