Every few months, in an innocuous gazette notice, the Competition Commission announces a new market inquiry into an industry in which it says it believes there might be factors that distort, restrict or impede competition. 

On the other side of these dull bureaucratic notices is an industry about to be subpoenaed, investigated and made to spend millions explaining its business practices. ..

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