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BREAKING NEWS – Dealer Bulletin – 17 February 2016

Good news from the ACCC at last Our persistence and advocacy is paying off. The ACCC today brought down its draft determination to deny authorisation of cartel behaviour sought by 16 insurance companies seeking to impose a 20% cap on…

Newsletter No. 20 – February 8, 2017

The Go-Between… One of the most famous opening lines of any literary work in English comes from the L.P. Hartley novel, The Go-Between… “The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there” The reason this sentence is quoted…

The World in 2017

Summary by Geopolitical Futures Ⓒ   Our 2017 forecast includes projections for several regions. Here are some highlights. The United States: U.S. foreign policy will shift toward nationalism and this will change U.S. relationships throughout the world. The U.S. will…

Newsletter No. 19 – December 19, 2016

SAUSAGES AND THE LAW… Otto von Bismark, the so-called Iron Chancellor, was a remarkable politician and visionary leader. He almost single-handedly created the German nation out of the Prussian Empire and subsequently manipulated a long-lasting European peace through his skillful…

Dealer Bulletin – 7 December 2016

7 DECEMBER 2016 DEALER BULLETIN FEDERAL REGULATORY IMPACT ON HIGH-VALUE DEALERS UNDER ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND COUNTER TERRORISM FINANCING ACT 2006 (AML/CTF Act) The AML/CTF Act provides the means to help detect and deter money laundering and terrorism financing. It also…

Newsletter No. 18 – December 7, 2016

WAITING FOR GODOT… Waiting for Godot is a play by the Irish Nobel Laureate Samuel Beckett in which two characters, Vladimir and Estragon, await the arrival of someone named Godot – but Godot never arrives. Originally written in French and…

URGENT Dealer Bulletin – 2 December 2016

2 DECEMBER 2016 URGENT DEALER BULLETIN • ASIC recommends approval of insurance industry cartel proposals • ACCC likely to implement 20% cap and other actions in 2017 Last month ASIC reviewed the insurance industry’s application to institute a voluntary code…

Newsletter No. 17 – November 23, 2016

STATISTICS… The phrase “Lies, damned lies, and statistics” has been well known and widely used for over 100 years. The debate about who first coined the phrase is unresolved but the leading candidate seems to be the British Prime Minister…

NEWSLETTER NO. 16 – NOVEMBER 11, 2016

The Black Elephant… Languages are living, flexible and adaptable expressions of the fluidity of a culture and quickly reflect societal themes that flow through peoples’ lives – none more so than the English language. I was therefore impressed with how…

Dealer Bulletin – 11 November 2016

11 NOVEMBER 2016 DEALER BULLETIN Carsguide.com.au TO: All AADA Members We are writing to advise you about an important change to the competitive landscape in the internet lead management space and across related dealer support services. The existing Carsguide.com.au joint…