What’s on the ACCC’s sights this year?
At his latest policy update meeting, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims signalled a greater emphasis on large corporates rather than single issue issues that could be better handled by state Fair Trading regulators.
He indicated he would continue to prosecute via the courts, and aggressively go after transgressors citing recent wins against Flight Centre, and Reckitt Benckiser who’s Nurofen advertising breached the misleading and deceptive conduct section of the competition law.
Hans Lee has this report.
Story Features: Rod Sims
Image: Reporter Hans Lee (right) with ACCC Chairman Rod Sims (left)