Competition issues in resources projects
Joint venture structures are frequently used to undertake large resources projects. A joint venture may be used to both develop a project and sell the output from a project.
Such joint ventures often involve agreements between competitors. As such, joint ventures could breach the anti-competitive provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) such as price fixing, bid rigging, other cartel conduct or exclusionary agreements if they do not fall within the joint venture exception and are not authorised.
This article outlines key competition issues that may arise in the marketing and sale of output from a joint venture project and two ways to mitigate the risk of a breach of the act…
If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the DLA Piper briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.
News from DLA Piper
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from DLA Piper
China’s new trademark law aims to modernise and streamline the trademark process. But it can also yield opportunities for trademark hijackers.
Move towards a Chinese FATCA? Enhanced reporting requirements for PRC residents on foreign assets and transactions
The PRC State Council has released the revised reporting requirements for ‘PRC residents’ in relation to their cross-border receipts and payments.
Analysis from The Lawyer
The fragile refinance market is back in rude health and US-style alternative lenders are stepping up with innovative structures to sustain the recovery
The Lawyer’s latest Top 50 litigation firms list shows that business for dispute specialists is roaring along while new in-depth detail reveals the winning strategies