Bronwyn Gallacher is looking forward to starting a new role as the Food and Grocery Code Arbiter for ALDI Stores. Amendments to the Food and Grocery Code of Conduct (Code) under the Competition and Consumer Act require that signatories to Code appoint an independent Code Arbiter.
Compliance, risk and corporate governance initiatives during COVID-19 The GRC Professional Podcast speaks with Bronwyn Gallacher from CCL Consultants about what has been happening in the Australian competition landscape. See: https://www.professional.org.au/single-post/2020/06/29/Podcast-The-Competition-Landscape?mc_cid=e6d15c71f8&mc_eid=15fab69410
Bronwyn Gallacher acted as ALDI Stores legal advisor in relation to an authorisation granted by the ACCC to allow collaboration between Coles, Woolworths, Metcash and ALDI Stores on a temporary basis concerning coordinated activities to ensure the supply, and fair and equitable distribution of retail products to Australian consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic. See the […]
The ACCC has instituted its first legal action under the amended section 46 test. Bronwyn discusses the implications of the new market power test in relation to section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act in the GRC Professional Magazine, January 2020. See https://www.thegrcinstitute.org
In 2019, Bronwyn provided economic advice to various clients in relation to mergers or acquisitions reviewed/monitored by the ACCC, including Fitbit and Goggle, Vodafone and TPG, Asahi Group – Carlton and United Breweries, Jewel Fines Foods, and Bingo Industries Limited.
Bronwyn has been awarded a Fellow by the Governance, Risk and Compliance Institute (GRCi) in risk and compliance management as a result of her academic and practical experience.
Bronwyn is pleased to advise she has just spent this week in the Philippines conducting Australian Consumer Law training on behalf of a client who operates a customer service department (CSD) in Manila. It is important that CSD staff properly understand consumer guarantees; refunds, repairs and replacements for major versus minor faults; product safety liability […]
CCL Consultants Pty Ltd are pleased to be presenting the GDLP subject Consumer Law Practice on behalf of the University of Adelaide and Law Society of South Australia for this semester. The next generation of legal practitioners will certainly be busy reading lots of materials, and thinking through the practical applications we have prepared in […]
Bronwyn speaks to Kwame Slusher, editor of the GRC Professional about consent, data collection and the importance of privacy policies in light of the ACCC’s approach to digital platforms and data collection. See the link https://www.professional.org.au/single-post/2019/08/15/Podcast-On-Using-Consumer-Data?mc_cid=b180f1d6cf&mc_eid=15fab69410
George has assisted the Law Society of South Australia, in partnership with the University of Adelaide, in developing, lecturing and facilitating a new Consumer Law Practice Course, offered as part of the Graduate Diploma Legal Practice (GDLP).