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IN THE AUSTRALIAN COMPETITION TRIBUNAL AGL ENERGY

Law firm (if applicable) Ashurst Australia Tel +61 2 9258 5897 Fax +61 2 9258 6999 Email [email protected] Address for service (include state and postcode) Level 35, 225 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000 DX 388 Sydney [Form approved 01/08/2011] IN THE AUSTRALIAN COMPETITION TRIBUNAL AGL ENERGY LIMITED of 2014

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AGL lodges application with Australian

24-03-2014  AGL lodges application with Australian Competition Tribunal to acquire Macquarie Generation Monday, 24 March 2014 AGL Energy Limited ( AGL ) advises that it has today lodged an application with the Australian Competition Tribunal ( Tribunal ) for authorisation to acquire the Macquarie Generation assets ( MacGen ) in New South Wales.

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Australian Competition Law

Australian Competition Tribunal grants first direct merger authorisation (Macquarie Generation, AGL Energy) (18 September 2014, e-Competitions (N° 68908, concurrences)) Stephen Corones, 'Competition law and market regulation: Behaviour v Structure: Tribunal's AGL Energy Merger Authorisation' (2014) 42 ABLR 292

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IN THE AUSTRALIAN COMPETITION TRIBUNAL RE: PROPOSED ...

IN THE AUSTRALIAN COMPETITION TRIBUNAL AGL Energy Limited of 2014 RE: PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF MACQUARIE GENERATION (A CORPORATION ESTABLISHED UNDER THE ENERGY SERVICES CORPORATIONS ACT 1995 (NSW)) Statement of: Anthony Garth Fowler Address: Level 22, 101 Miller Street, North Sydney 2060

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Australian Competition Tribunal overturns ACCC

The Australian Competition Tribunal has overturned a decision by the competition watchdog to block AGL Energy from buying the New South Wales power assets of Macquarie Generation.

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Australian Competition Tribunal overturns ACCC

The Australian Competition Tribunal has overturned a decision by the competition watchdog to block AGL Energy from buying the New South Wales power assets of Macquarie Generation.

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AGL lodges application with Australian

AGL has today lodged an application with the Australian Competition Tribunal for authorisation to acquire the Macquarie Generation assets in New South Wales. This follows the announcement by the Australian Competition Consumer Commission (ACCC), on 4 March 2014, that it would oppose AGL’s proposed acquisition.

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The Australian Competition Tribunal grants first

Australian Competition Tribunal, Macquarie Generation, AGL Energy Limited, [2014] ACompT 1, 25 June 2014 On 25 June 2014 the Australian Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) handed down its first direct authorisation decision, approving the AU$1.505 billion acquisition by AGL Energy Limited of the assets of Macquarie Generation (MacGen), a state-owned corporation (AGL

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Australia: Is authorisation the answer? AGL has

However, unlike the approach it adopted in relation to the acquisition of the Loy Yang generation assets in Victoria, when it sought a Federal Court declaration that the acquisition did not breach section 50 of the Competition and Consumer Act, AGL has instead sought merger authorisation from the Australian Competition Tribunal (Tribunal). Interestingly, AGL applied for

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ACCC says AGL's MacGen conditions inadequate -

AGL and its managing director Michael Fraser later lodged an application with the Australian Competition Tribunal for authorisation to buy Macquarie Generation in an

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Australian Competition Law

Rajat Sood, ‘Implications of AGL v ACCC – Market Power and Competition in the National Electricity Market’ (2004) 32 Australian Business Law Review 375. David Young, 'Acquiring power: The ACCC's Loy Yang Power decision and the legacy of Australian Gas Light Company v ACCC (No 3) (2013) 20 Competition Consumer Law Journal 227

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Australia: Is authorisation the answer? AGL has

However, unlike the approach it adopted in relation to the acquisition of the Loy Yang generation assets in Victoria, when it sought a Federal Court declaration that the acquisition did not breach section 50 of the Competition and Consumer Act, AGL has instead sought merger authorisation from the Australian Competition Tribunal (Tribunal). Interestingly, AGL applied for

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Competition Tribunal authorises AGL to acquire Macquarie ...

South Australia. On 27 March 2014 AGL took the unprecedented route to securing competition clearance by applying to the Australian Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) for merger . AGL's application was supported by 16 sworn statements from 9 lay witnesses, and reports and statements from 6 expert witnesses. The ACCC

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ACCC Will Not Appeal AGL Tribunal Decision -

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has decided that it will not apply for judicial review of the decision by the Australian Competition Tribunal to grant conditional authorisation to AGL Energy Limited’s (AGL) proposed acquisition of Macquarie Generation.

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Australian Competition Tribunal authorises the

The Australian Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) has recently handed down a decision authorising the acquisition of the electricity generation assets of Macquarie Generation (which are currently owned by the State of New South Wales) by AGL Energy Limited (AGL) (an entity which currently operates as a major electricity retailer in New South Wales).

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AGL determination shines a light on the merger ...

In brief. On 25 June 2014, the Australian Competition Tribunal (the Tribunal) granted AGL Energy Limited (AGL) authorisation to acquire the assets of

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ACCC says AGL's MacGen conditions

AGL and its managing director Michael Fraser later lodged an application with the Australian Competition Tribunal for authorisation to buy Macquarie Generation in an

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Submission to Australian Competition Tribunal on ...

The Australian Consumers’ Association is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. ABN 72 000 281 925 ACN 000 281 925 Submission to Australian Competition Tribunal on Application by AGL Energy Limited for merger authorisation – ACT 1 of 2014 28 April 2014

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The Australian Competition Tribunal grants

Australian Competition Tribunal (Sidney), AGL / Macquarie Generation, [2014] ACompT 1, 25 June 2014 ACCC disappointed by Tribunal decision authorising AGL to acquire Macquarie Generation* The Australian Competition Tribunal (the Tribunal) has decided to grant conditional authorisation to AGL Energy Limited’s (AGL) proposed acquisition of Macquarie Generation.

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AGL’s Liddell power station could keep firing

The documents were lodged with the Australian Competition Tribunal in 2014 when AGL ­appealed against a decision by the Australian Competition Consumer Commission to block AGL buying Liddell ...

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Australian Competition Law

The ACCC submits that AGL must satisfy the Court that its hypothesis against any likely substantial lessening of competition in any relevant market is more probable than the competing hypotheses which are advanced to suggest a real chance of competition being substantially lessened in any such market.

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AGL determination shines a light on the merger ...

On 25 June 2014, the Australian Competition Tribunal (the Tribunal) granted AGL Energy Limited (AGL) authorisation to acquire the assets of Macquarie Generation from the NSW Government. 1

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Competition Policy Review Draft Report

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). AGL is in a unique position to comment on the Final Report’s recommendations regarding this Tribunal process because it is the only party to have had a merger authorisation matter determined by the Tribunal under the current process. AGL is

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ACCC will not appeal AGL Tribunal decision -

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has decided that it will not apply for judicial review of the decision by the Australian Competition Tribunal to grant conditional authorisation to AGL Energy Limited’s (AGL) proposed acquisition of Macquarie Generation.

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The Australian Competition Tribunal: lessons learned to date

The Australian Competition Tribunal: lessons learned to date 10 October 2014 Rami Greiss, Executive General Manager Merger Authorisation Review Division Australian Competition and Consumer Commission . Outline 1. Lessons learned from merger authorisation applications ... –AGL Energy’s proposed acquisition of Macquarie Generation (2014, ...

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AUSTRALIAN COMPETITION TRIBUNAL

AUSTRALIAN COMPETITION TRIBUNAL Application by United Energy Distribution Pty Limited [2012] ACompT 1 Citation: Application by United Energy Distribution Pty Limited ... 618 The Tribunal proposes to reserve for further consideration the consequences of its decision insofar as other DNSPs are concerned.

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The pragmatic peacemaker in charge at AGL -

10-04-2019  That tortuous acquisition – famously opposed by competition tsar Rod Sims and eventually fought out in the Australian Competition Tribunal – handed AGL 4600 megawatts of power generation at a ...

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AGL argues for $1.5bn MacGen deal

01-04-2014  In its challenge to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s rejection of the deal, lodged with the Australian Competition

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AGL appeals ACCC veto of $1.5b Macquarie

AGL's decision to have the matter heard by the Australian Competition Tribunal rather than the Federal Court limits the timeframe for resolving the takeover dispute.

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Australia: AGL Energy challenges ACCC over

Competition Policy International (CPI) is an independent knowledge-sharing organization focused on the diffusion of the most relevant antitrust information and content worldwide.

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AGL Cleared to Buy Australia Power Plants for

25-06-2014  Australia’s competition tribunal cleared AGL Energy Ltd.’s A$1.51 billion ($1.41 billion) deal to acquire government-owned power plants

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The Australian Competition Tribunal: lessons learned to date

The Australian Competition Tribunal: lessons learned to date 10 October 2014 Rami Greiss, Executive General Manager Merger Authorisation Review Division Australian Competition and Consumer Commission . Outline 1. Lessons learned from merger authorisation applications ... –AGL Energy’s proposed acquisition of Macquarie Generation (2014, ...

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ACCC will not appeal AGL Tribunal decision -

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has decided that it will not apply for judicial review of the decision by the Australian Competition Tribunal to grant conditional authorisation to AGL Energy Limited’s (AGL) proposed acquisition of Macquarie Generation.

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AUSTRALIAN COMPETITION TRIBUNAL

AUSTRALIAN COMPETITION TRIBUNAL Application by United Energy Distribution Pty Limited [2012] ACompT 1 Citation: Application by United Energy Distribution Pty Limited ... 618 The Tribunal proposes to reserve for further consideration the consequences of its decision insofar as other DNSPs are concerned.

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AGL’s MacGen merger authorisation: elephants

Following the ACCC’s announcement that it would oppose AGL’s $1.5b bid for NSW’s MacGen power generation assets AGL successfully applied to the Australian Competition Tribunal for ...

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Australia: AGL Energy challenges ACCC over

Competition Policy International (CPI) is an independent knowledge-sharing organization focused on the diffusion of the most relevant antitrust information and content worldwide.

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Australia's AGL takes legal steps to keep $1.36

24-03-2014  AGL Energy Ltd on Monday took legal steps in hopes of getting the go-ahead to pursue a A$1.5 billion ($1.36 billion)acquisition of power supplier Macquarie Generation after its plans were scuttled ...

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ACCC attacks AGL claims on $1.5b MacGen buy

26-05-2014  ACCC attacks AGL claims on $1.5b MacGen buy. The ACCC has attacked AGL’s claims about the supposed public benefits of its disputed Macquarie Generation takeover, saying it would be “extremely ...

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Too much power: The real crisis in Australia's

Pointing the finger at the Australian Competition Tribunal In recent years it can look as if when an electricity business has a problem it just goes off to the ACT to get something rubber stamped.

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Tribunals in Australia : Their Roles and

Published in the Australian Law Reform Commission's Journal Reform Issue 84, Autumn 2004. Administrative Tribunals in Australia. Modern tribunals play an important part in society. Not that tribunals are a new idea. Their origins lie in the Roman tribune whose task was to stand between plebeian citizens and patrician magistrates.

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