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Assoc Prof Frank Zumbo

Former academic, UNSW School of Business and Taxation


Relevant qualifications and honours

  • BCom
  • LLB Sydney
  • LLM (Hons) University of New South Wales


Relevant work history and committee involvement

  • Advisor and office manager for Craig Kelly MP
  • 1991 - School of Business Law and Taxation, University of New South Wales


Competition law publications

  • (2012) 'The rise and rise of small business commissioners' (2012) 20 AJCCL 93
  • (2012) 'Promoting a more diverse and competitive Australian supermarket sector' (2012) 20 AJCCL 25
  • (2011) 'The Blacktown Amendment: Dealing effectively with geographic price discrimination' (2011) 19 AJCCL 33
  • (2004), 'The High Court's Rural Press decision: The end of s 46 as a deterrent against abuses of market power? 12 'Trade Practices Law Journal, Vol. 12, p. 126
  • (2003), 'The Boral case: Has the High Court done justice to s 46,'Trade Practices Law Journal, Vol. 11, p. 199
  • (2003), 'The Federal Magistrates Court and the Trade Practices Act: Current and Possible Future Directions,'Trade Practices Law Journal, Vol. 11, p. 46
  • (2003), 'Enforcing the Trade Practices Act Internationally,'Law Society Journal, Vol. 41(2), p. 64
  • (2002), 'ACCC intervention in private trade practices litigation, 'Law Society Journal, Vol. 40(10), p. 36 * (2002), 'Trade practices spotlight falls on the franchising sector, 'Law Society Journal, Vol. 40(8), p. 63
  • (2002), 'Bringing trade practices matters to the Federal Magistrates Court,'Law Society Journal, Vol. 40(5), p. 66
  • (2002), 'Professionals warned of illegal price fixing,'Law Society Journal, Vol. 40(2), p. 44
  • (2001), 'Intellectual property and competition policy: Emerging issues,'Australian Business Law Review, Vol. 29, p. 170
  • (2001), 'Reviewing the Productivity Commission's activities in the national competition policy area,'Trade Practices Law Journal, Vol. 9, p. 33
  • (2001), 'Small businesses attract ACCC scrutiny over price fixing, 'Law Society Journal, Vol. 39(10), p. 40
  • (2001), 'The dangers of price-fixing and market-sharing arrangements, 'Law Society Journal, Vol. 39(4), p. 52
  • (2001), 'Striking a balance between competing interests in trade practices law and intellectual property, 'Law Society Journal, Vol. 39(3), p. 70
  • (2001), 'Accessing essential facilities: Part IIIA of the Trade Practices Act, 'Law Society Journal, Vol. 39(2), p. 54
  • (2000), 'Reviewing the role of State and Territory Competition Regulators, 'Trade Practices Law Journal, Vol. 8, p. 175
  • (2000), 'Competition Regulators' in Competition Regulators Legislation, Sydney, LBC, ch. 1, p. 7
  • (1998), 'A review of the National Competition Council's educational activities, 'Trade Practices Law Journal, Vol. 6, p. 234
  • (1997), 'Access regimes explained'in Trade Practices & Access Law, Sydney, Business Law Education Centre, ch. 5, p. 83
  • (1997), 'Access under Part IIIA of the Trade Practices Act: The state of play, 'Australian & New Zealand Trade Practices Law Bulletin, Vol.13, p. 57
  • (1996), 'Implementing the competition law reforms: Round two,'Australian & New Zealand Trade Practices Law Bulletin, Vol. 12, p. 85
  • (1996), 'Implementing the Competition Code within the States and Territories: An Overview, 'Australian & New Zealand Trade Practices Law Bulletin, Vol. 12, p. 88

Conference papers / seminars

  • (2004), 'Trade Practices Reform following the Dawson Review and Recent Senate Inquiry,' in Competition Law, UNSW Faculty of Law, Sydney
  • (1996), 'Overview of changes to (Part IV) of the Trade Practices Act: Restrictive trade practices, 'National Competition Policy Reforms/Trade Practices Update Seminar, Business Law Education Centre, Melbourne & Sydney

Relevant media

  • Frank Zumbo is a regular media commentator. Many of his items can be found at his author page on The Punch.


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