Bob Baxt

 

 

Age: 79

 

Summary: Australian jurist and chairman of the Trade Practices Commission from 1988 to 1991, the precursor to what is now the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), who raised the public profile of the Commission and was involved in the famous section 46 case involving the refusal by BHP to supply Queensland Wire Industries, and who is considered as one of the pioneers of competition law in Australia.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: June 27, 1938

 

Died: March 11, 2018

 

Location: Melbourne, Australia