Anti-Competitive Conduct Course

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At a glance

Course length:
5-45 minutes online

Regulation/Law:
Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA) (Australia)
Commerce Act 1986 (New Zealand)

Course audience:
Staff who deal with competitors

Region:
Available in Australian, New Zealand, and Region-neutral content format

Course type:
Structured LearningiDesigned for learners with little prior knowledge, this course type takes the learner through the course subject sequentially – one step at a time., Accelerated LearningiCreated for learners with prior knowledge, this course type allows learners to control how they engage with the full course content. It delivers scenario-based learning with questions embedded in the teachings and a ‘Learn More’ option, giving learners the option of how they consume/engage the information., Accelerated Multi-Device LearningiThis course type is designed for learners with prior knowledge, giving learners more ability to self-direct how they engage with the full course content. Using scenarios with voice-overs, tests within the course, and a ‘Learn More’ option, learners can engage the course on any smartphone, tablet, or PC., and ShortBurst.

About this course

Understanding competition law, regulations in your jurisdiction, and your obligations is essential to all businesses regardless of size or business structure.

Cartels (where firms agree not to compete with one another) are a serious violation of competition law. Cartels injure customers by raising prices and restricting supply.

Safetrac’s ‘Anti-Competitive Conduct’ course considers the types of conduct that is classified as anti-competitive and at the legislation designed to eliminate this type of behaviour.

The course also provides employees with an introduction to relevant legislation and provides and overview of cartels, price fixing, output restrictions and bid rigging.

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Learning outcomes

On completing this course, learners should:

  • understand what conduct is considered anti-competitive;
  • understand the obligations of the employer and the employee under the relevant Act; and
  • understand the terms cartel, price fixing, output restrictions and bid rigging.

Course contents

  • When does anti-competitive conduct arise?
  • What is an anti-competitive arrangement?
  • Depending on the jurisdiction, topics covering:
    • Cartel conduct
    • Output restrictions
    • Market sharing
    • Bid rigging
    • Third line forcing
    • Price fixing
    • Resale price maintenance
    • Exclusive dealing
    • Misuse of market power
    • Anti-competitive agreements
    • Mergers and acquisitions

This Safetrac course is built in conjunction with:

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