Caron Beaton-Wells

Melbourne Law School

Professor

University Square

185 Pelham Street, Carlton

Victoria, Victoria 3010

Australia

http://www.law.unimelb.edu.au/staff/Caron%20Beaton%2DWells

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Justifying Criminal Sanctions for Cartel Conduct: A Hard Case

1(1) Journal of Antitrust Enforcement 198-219, 2013, DOI: 10.1093/jaenfo/jns009 , Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013/21
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2014
Caron Beaton-Wells and Christine Parker
Melbourne Law School and Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne
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cartel conduct, price fixing, antitrust, deterrence, criminalisation, business regulation

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The Politics of Cartel Criminalisation: A Pessimistic View from Australia

European Competition Law Review (E.C.L.R), Vol. 29, No. 3, 2008, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 394
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 May 2009
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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antitrust, cartels, regulation, competition law, criminal law, convergence, globalisation

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Corporate Financial Penalties for Cartel Conduct in Australia: A Critique

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2018
Caron Beaton-Wells and Julie N. Clarke
Melbourne Law School and Melbourne Law School
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Cartels, Penalties, Fines, Sanctions, Competition Law, Antitrust, Enforcement

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Criminalising Serious Cartel Conduct: Issues of Law and Policy

Australian Business Law Review, Vol 36, No. 3, 2008, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 396
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 23 May 2009
Caron Beaton-Wells and Brent Fisse
Melbourne Law School and The University of Sydney Law School
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criminal law, cartels, regulation, competition law

Capturing the Criminality of Hard-Core Cartels: The Australian Proposal

Melbourne University Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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competition law, cartels, criminal offence, culpability, harmfulness, morality

Capturing the Criminality of Hard Core Cartels: The Australian Proposal

Melbourne Univeristy Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2007, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 331
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 May 2008
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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business, cartel, criminal, Australia

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The Cardboard Box Cartel Case: Was All the Fuss Warranted?

Australian Business Law Review, Vol 36, 2008, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 393
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 May 2009
Caron Beaton-Wells and Neil Brydges
Melbourne Law School and University of Melbourne - Law School
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ACCC, competiiton law, cartel conduct

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Restoring the Rule of Law - Plaintiff S157/2002 v. Commonwealth of Australia

Australian Journal of Administrative Law, Vol. 10, 2003, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 398
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 May 2009
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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constitutional, administrative law

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Criminalising Cartels: Australia's Slow Conversion

World Competition, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2008, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 395
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 May 2009
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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antitrust, cartels, criminal law, regulation

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Criminal Cartels: Individual Liability and Sentencing

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 415
Number of pages: 139 Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Caron Beaton-Wells and Brent Fisse
Melbourne Law School and The University of Sydney Law School
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criminal law, cartel conduct, antitrust law

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The Cartel Offences: An Elemental Pathology

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 414
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 16 Jul 2009
Caron Beaton-Wells and Brent Fisse
Melbourne Law School and The University of Sydney Law School
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cartel conduct, antitrust law

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The Cartel Project: Report on a Survey of the Australian Public Regarding Anti-Cartel Law and Enforcement

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 519
Number of pages: 374 Posted: 20 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2017
Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne School of Social and Political Sciences, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne and University of Melbourne
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cartel conduct, criminalisation, cartel law

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The Australian Criminal Cartel Regime: A Model for New Zealand?

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 413
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 16 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2010
Caron Beaton-Wells and Brent Fisse
Melbourne Law School and The University of Sydney Law School
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Criminal Law, Cartel Conduct

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Forks in the Road: Challenges Facing the ACCC's Immunity Policy for Cartel Conduct (Part 1)

Competition and Consumer Law Journal, Vol 16, 2008, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 403
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 Jun 2009
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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ACCC, cartel conduct, criminal law

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Ten Things to Know About the ACCC’s Digital Platforms Inquiry

CPI Oceania Column, August, 2019, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 834
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2019
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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competition, ACCC

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The ACCC Immunity Policy for Cartel Conduct: Due for Review

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 654
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Aug 2013
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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cartels, immunity, leniency, Australian competition and consumer commission

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Making Cartel Conduct Criminal: A Case-Study of Ambiguity in Controlling Business Behaviour

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, Vol. 42, No. 2, 2009, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 492
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Aug 2010
Caron Beaton-Wells and Fiona Haines
Melbourne Law School and University of Melbourne School of Social and Political Sciences
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cartel conduct, Australia, criminal law

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Mergers Without Markets? Unilateral Effects Analysis in the United States and its Prospects in Australia

Australian Business Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 186, 2006, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 184
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Oct 2006
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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United States, Australia, unilateral, competition, merger

18.

ASEAN Consumer Law Harmonisation and Cooperation: Backdrop and Overarching Perspectives

'Introduction: Backdrop and Overarching Perspectives', in Nottage, Luke; Malbon, Justin; Paterson, Jeannie; Beaton-Wells, Caron, "ASEAN Consumer Law Harmonisation and Cooperation: Achievements and Challenges" (Cambridge University Press, 2019), pp. 1-52, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. #19/32
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 26 May 2020
The University of Sydney Law School, Griffith University Law School, University of Melbourne - Law School and Melbourne Law School
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consumer law and policy, comparative law, Asian law, international law, free trade agreements, law reform, international organisations, regionalism, transgovernmentalism, legal transplants

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Forks in the Road: Challenges Facing the ACCC's Immunity Policy for Cartel Conduct (Part 2)

Competition and Consumer Law Journal, Vol. 16, 2008, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 404
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Jun 2009
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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ACCC, cartel conduct, criminal law

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The Competition and Consumer Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2011 (Exposure Draft): A Problematic Attempt to Prohibit Information Disclosure

Australian Business Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2011, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 534
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Apr 2011
Brent Fisse and Caron Beaton-Wells
The University of Sydney Law School and Melbourne Law School
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competition law, anticompetitive, information disclosure

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Administrative Law in South Africa: No Longer a "Dismal Science"

Public Law Review, Vol. 14, 2003, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 397
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 May 2009
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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administrative law, constitutional legislation

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Platform Power and Privacy Protection: A Case for Policy Innovation

CPI Antitrust Chronicle, September, 2018, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 829
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Jul 2019
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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antitrust

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Recent Corporate Penalty Assessments Under the Trade Practices Act and the Rise of General Deterrence

Competition and Consumer Law Journal, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2006, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 180
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Oct 2006
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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Trade Practices Act, penalties, deterrence, discount

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Leniency Policies: Revolution or Religion? (Introduction)

C Beaton-Wells and C Tran (eds), Anti-Cartel Enforcement in a Contemporary Age, Hart Publishing (2015) , U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Jul 2019
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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leniency policy, anti-cartel law

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Consumer-citizens and Competition Policy in the Era of Supermarketisation

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 872, 2020
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Mar 2020
Jane Dixon, Caron Beaton-Wells and Jo Paul-Taylor
Australian National University (ANU), Melbourne Law School and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Law School
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supermarkets, Australia, competition law

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Criminalising Cartels: Why Critical Studies?

in C Beaton-Wells and A Ezrachi (eds), Criminalising Cartels: Critical Studies of an International Regulatory Movement, Hart Publishing (2011), 3-23, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jun 2019
Caron Beaton-Wells and Ariel Ezrachi
Melbourne Law School and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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anti-cartel law movement, criminal law movement

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Immunity Policy: Revolution or Religion? An Australian Case Study

U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 659
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Oct 2013
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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cartel conduct, anti-cartel law

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OECD-Inspired Reform: The Case of Corporate Fines for Cartel Conduct

in N Charbit and E Ramundo (eds), Frédéric Jenny: Standing Up for Convergence and Relevance in Antitrust, Liber Amircorm, Volume I, Institute of Competition Law, Concurrences (2018), 221-241 , U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
Caron Beaton-Wells and Julie N. Clarke
Melbourne Law School and Melbourne Law School
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cartel, enforcement, criminalisation

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Customer Testimony and Other Evidence in Australian Antitrust Assessments - Searching for the Oracle

Australian Business Law Review, Vol. 33, 2005, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 401
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 May 2009
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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antitrust, competition law, litigation

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Proof of a Market for the Purposes of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth): A Critical Examination of the Role Played by Industry Evidence - Part One

Australian Business Law Review, Vol. 31, 2003, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 399
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 May 2009
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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trade practices act, competition law

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Cartel Criminalisation and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission: Opportunities and Challenges

in C Beaton-Wells and A Ezrachi (eds), Criminalising Cartels: Critical Studies of an International Regulatory Movement, Hart Publishing (2011), 183-199, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Jun 2019
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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cartel conduct, criminalise, Australia

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Testing the Effectiveness of Immunity Policies for Cartel Conduct: Reflections and Proposals

in N Perram (ed), International Commercial Law and Arbitration Perspectives, Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law (2014), 215-252, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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cartel, immunity policy

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Proof of a Market for the Purposes of the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cth): A Critical Examination of the Role Played by Industry Evidence - Part Two

Australian Business Law Review, Vol. 31, 2003, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper No. 400
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 May 2009
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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trade practices act, competition law

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Leniency Policies: Testing for Effectiveness

in N Charbit and E Ramundo (eds), William E. Kovacic: An Antitrust Tribute - Volume II, Concurrences (2014), 303-317, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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antitrust, leniency policies, cartel

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Australia's Criminalisation of Cartels: Will It be Contagious?

in J Drexel, W Grimes, C Jones, R Peritz and E Swaine (eds), More Common Ground for International Competition Law?, Edward Elgar Publishing (2011), 148-173, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Jun 2019
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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cartel, criminalization, Australia

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Substance and Process in Competition Law and Enforcement: Why We Should Care If It's Not Fair

in P Nihoul and T Skoczny (eds), Procedural Fairness in Competition Proceedings, Edward Elgar Publishing (2015), U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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competition law, law enforcement

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Criminal Sanctions for Cartels - The Jury Is Still Out

in A Ezrachi (ed), International Research Handbook in Competition Law, Edward Elgar Publishing (2012), 27-45, U of Melbourne Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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cartels, competition law

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The Harper Review: Qualified Hope for Australian Competition Law

Australian Economic Review, Vol. 48, Issue 4, pp. 417-427, 2015
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Dec 2015
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School
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Leniency Policies in Anti-Cartel Enforcement: Critical Review Is Well Overdue

Caron Beaton-Wells, Leniency policies in anti-cartel enforcement: Critical review is well overdue, September 2015, Concurrences N° 3-2015, Art. N° 74084, https://www.concurrences.com/en/review/issues/no-3-2015/foreword/leniency-policies-in-anti-cartel-enforcement-critical-review-is-well-overdue
Posted: 26 May 2021
Caron Beaton-Wells
Melbourne Law School

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Procedures, Cartel, Leniency, Compliance

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Regulating Supermarkets: The Competition for Space

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 40, No. 3, 2017
Posted: 12 Dec 2019
Christopher Jon Arup, Caron Beaton-Wells and Jo Paul-Taylor
Monash University, Melbourne Law School and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Law School

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