ACCC to Announce Statement of Issues on Bayer/Monsanto

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is expected to announce a statement of issues as part of its ongoing review of the Bayer/Monsanto merger, local antitrustfeatured

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Joy/Komatsu Moves forward in Australia and Brazil

The planned merger between underground mining equipment manufacturer Joy Global and Japanese player Komatsu has been unconditionally cleared in Brazil, while the Australian Competitionfeatured

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ACCC Weighing Public Review of Joy-Komatsu Merger

Story originally published October 4, 2016 – Updated with comments from the ACCC and the companies – The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is currently examining the proposed merger between heavy equipment makersfeatured

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Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Focusing on Crop Protection in Dow-DuPont Review

The European Commission on August 11 commenced a Phase II investigation into the proposed Dow Chemical-DuPont merger. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, meanwhile, is in the midst of conducting its own in-depth review.featured

Executive Sees Logic of CUB Sale by Merged AB InBev-SABMiller

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s potential disposal of its Australian operations in order to fund its planned merger with SABMiller “makes some sense,” an industry executive told CTFN. Commenting on Australian press rumors that the Belgian beer giant is looking to float Carlton & United Breweries post-merger, or to sell it privately, the Melbourne-based senior executive said that … Read Morefeatured

ACCC Extension Likely a Temporary Setback for Shell-BG Merger

Australia’s delay in approving the proposed $70 billion merger of Royal Dutch Shell and BG Group is a temporary setback but will not likely prove  insurmountable, an expert on Australian competition rules told CTFN. On Thursday, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission issued a “Statement of Issues” saying a preliminarypublic


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