Behaviour v structure : Tribunal’s AGL Energy merger authorisation

Corones, Stephen (2014) Behaviour v structure : Tribunal’s AGL Energy merger authorisation. Australian Business Law Review, 42(4), pp. 313-316.

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Section 95AT of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA) provides that the Tribunal may grant an authorisation to acquire shares or assets that would otherwise contravene s 50. Section 95AT was inserted by the Trade Practices Legislation Amendment Act 2006 (Cth) and commenced on 1 January 2007. In Application for Authorisation of Macquarie Generation by AGL Energy Limited, (AGL Energy) the Tribunal has for the first time granted AGL Energy Limited (AGL) a conditional authorisation to acquire the assets of Macquarie Generation from the NSW Government.

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ID Code: 77515
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Keywords: merger authorisation, competition law, consumer law
ISSN: 0310-1053
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Commercial and Contract Law (180105)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Commercial & Property Law Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Thomson Reuters (Professional) Australia Limited
Deposited On: 12 Oct 2014 22:35
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2014 17:16

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