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Public-benefits provision in merger reviews should be retained, Australian antitrust chief says

The “public benefits” provisions of Australia’s merger-authorization laws that were recently used to wave through a controversial energy-sector deal on environmental grounds should be central to any merger-law revamp, the country’s top antitrust official has said.
In an interview with MLex today, Gina Cass-Gottlieb said the watchdog continues to support

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James Panichi

Senior Editor, Asia Pacific

James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the European operation of US political website Politico as an investigative reporter specializing in governance, transparency and lobbying.

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