Antitrust Antitrust

Common ownership poses risk to competition but is hard to prove, top Australian official says

By James Panichi
  • 13 Sep 2021 02:12
  • 13 Sep 2021 02:12
The common ownership of minority stakes in companies is already harming competition in Australia, although demonstrating a link between investors lobbying company boards and breaches of antitrust law would be difficult, the country’s top antitrust enforcer has said.

Appearing before a parliamentary hearing late on Friday, Rod Sims said he had no doubt

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