MASTERCARD IN COURT FOR ALLEGED MISUSE OF MARKET POWER OVER CARD PAYMENTS

30/05/22; ACCC Media Release The ACCC has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Mastercard Asia/Pacific Pte Ltd and Mastercard Asia/Pacific (Australia) Pty Ltd (together, Mastercard), for allegedly engaging in conduct with the purpose of substantially lessening competition in the supply of debit card acceptance services. Mastercard’s alleged anti-competitive conduct commenced in late 2017 in…

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WELCOME TO NEW AACS BOARD SUPPLIER DIRECTOR – MATT DODSON

Matthew Dodson, General Manager, Patties Foods, has been appointed to the Australian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) Board as a Supplier Director. AACS supplier members were asked to nominate who they wanted to see representing them on the AACS Board and a shortlist of four candidates were named, with members ultimately voting on Dodson’s appointment.…

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RETAIL INDUSTRY LEADERS WELCOME QUEENSLAND’S LOOMING CRACKDOWN ON ILLICIT TOBACCO, SAY RESOURCES FOR ENFORCEMENT ARE CRITICAL TO SUCCESS

Major retail groups say review is critical for stamping out the booming black market for tobacco products The leaders of three national retail groups representing thousands of businesses across the country have welcomed the Queensland Government’s announcement of a review of smoking laws in the state and their important intent to stamp out illicit trade.…

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