British American Tobacco Australia Limited & Ors - Authorisation - A91550
British American Tobacco Australia Limited
Imperial Tobacco Australia Limited
Philip Morris Limited
Authorisation number(s)/Date lodged
25th August 2016
British American Tobacco Australia Limited, Imperial Tobacco Australia Limited and Philip Morris Limited (the Applicants) seek authorisation for an arrangement between them whereby they intend to work together to identify, issue warning notices and, if warning notices are not heeded, suspend or cease supply of their tobacco products to retailers and wholesalers who sell illicit tobacco products.
On 15 December 2016 the ACCC issued a draft determination proposing to deny authorisation to the arrangements. The ACCC will seek the views of interested parties before issuing its final determination.