Mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, authorisations and notifications, and economic market analysis can be conducted by CCL Consultants.
Bronwyn regularly provides economic advice to investment banking firms in relation to the following industries – food and grocery, manufacturing, waste disposal, gas wholesaling, hotel/accomodation, banking and finance, logistics, and health insurance.
Other areas of economic expertise include cartel arrangements, exclusive dealing arrangements, misuse of market power and market effects, primary and secondary boycotts, and access regimes for gas, electricity, and rail.
She regularly prepares written submissions, correspondence and formal responses to the ACCC, ASIC, FWO, OAIC, Fair Trading agencies, The Treasury and Senate Estimates Committees. She also conducts rigorous peer reviews of economic reports and submissions on behalf of her various clients.
Bronwyn has acted to obtain an authorisation from the ACCC for Taylors Wines to coordinate joint marketing and promotional arrangements of wine with Deliveroo.
Bronwyn has also represented various clients in relation to complex merger and acquisition transactions examined by the ACCC.
Prior to establishing CCL Consultants, Bronwyn’s background included 10 years experience working for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in a variety of roles.
Bronwyn has participated in a mediation before the Federal Court of Australia matter ACCC v Fila Sports Oceania & Ors (misuse of market power and exclusive dealing arrangements). Bronwyn has formulated economic case theory and strategy in relation to various matters, including alleged Part IV and V breaches of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (now the Competition and Consumer Act), in particular, supermarket restrictive covenants, ACCC v Visy Industries & Ors (cartel arrangements), and ACCC v Woolworths and Liquorland (cartel arrangements and boycotts).
Bronwyn has conducted and supervised investigations in relation to complex market inquiries for alleged breaches of competition and consumer protection laws (international and domestic).
Bronwyn has written academic papers in relation to mergers and acquisitions, authorisations, compliance, and the application of competition law in Australia, including but not limited to:
“Emerging characteristics of Australia’s supermarket industry – a case study for the ACCC’s first ex-post assessment”, Australian Business Law Review (June 2011).
“What factors influence the competitive investigation of mergers? An analysis of the Australian voluntary notification system”, CRMA University of South Australia (Dec 2011).
“Economic Efficiencies and Authorisations under the TPA”, Journal of Chartered Secretaries Australia Ltd (August 2010). Referenced in the Senate, Select Committee on Australia’s Food Processing Sector Report, 2012.
Contact Bronwyn via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0433 292 777