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Markets suffer when companies focus on deals, not innovation, top Australian official says

By Laurel Henning and James Panichi
  • 26 Feb 2020 20:43
  • 26 Feb 2020 21:07

The international failure of regulation to prevent the concentration of economies has led to market stagnation and a slowdown in innovation from larger companies, Australia’s top merger official said today.

Speaking at a conference* in Melbourne, Stephen Ridgeway questioned why, if markets are working as efficiently as industry lawyer would suggest, innovation continues

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