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Opinion divided on ACCC inaction

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July 18, 2017

Not all small brewers have joined in the outpouring of anger at the ACCC's finding tap contracts do not substantially lessen competition.
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ACCC explains contract decision in diverse market

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July 13, 2017

ACCC Deputy Chair Michael Schaper spoke with Brews News to explain the ACCC's decision that a court was unlikely to find that tap contracts amounted to a substantial lessening of competition...
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Contracts “unlikely to substantially lessen competition”: ACCC

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July 13, 2017

After a three-year investigation, Australia’s competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has found that tap contracts in the brewing industry are not anti-competitive.
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Tap contracts reform is no silver bullet

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June 5, 2017

Repost: With tap contracts once again in the news, we revisit this 2015 article exploring some of the arguments in favour of contracting arrangements.
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Class action brewing on tap contracts

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June 1, 2017

A Melbourne law firm is rallying small brewers to pursue a group claim against CUB and Lion, alleging their tap contracts with venues are in breach of competition law.
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Tap contracts probe ongoing: ACCC

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December 12, 2016

The ACCC looks to have been overly optimistic in its assurance that the long-running draught beer contracts investigation would be completed this year.
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ACCC explains tap contracts delay

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July 21, 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s investigation into tap contracts will be concluded by the end of this year, deputy chair Dr Michael Schaper has confirmed.
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Cash for taps necessary: Coopers

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May 26, 2016

Tap contracts will remain a necessity for Coopers Premium Beverages until such time as they are deemed anti-competitive by the ACCC, a scenario general manager Mark Goulmy would welcome, but isn’t counting on.
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Green light for Megabrew ‘unsurprising’

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May 5, 2016

There was never going to be any fundamental issue with AB InBev’s takeover of SABMiller in the Australian market, competition lawyer John Kettle reaffirmed as the ACCC gave its blessing to the beer merger.
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ACCC twice delays Megabrew ruling

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April 20, 2016

Australia’s competition watchdog has for the second time delayed its decision on Anheuser-Busch InBev’s proposed takeover of SABMiller.
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