Consumer protection

Fast-track justice for competition claims

December 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The UK’s CAT introduces new fast-track procedure...

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No really officer, it’s oregano!

November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Orega-not really in the bottle as ACCC pursues false food claims...

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ACCC books Meriton a date in court

November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC commences proceedings against Meriton for manipulating online reviews...

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Anchors aweigh (again!)

November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC commences its second ever criminal cartel prosecution, against Japanese based shipping company...

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Sailing into Australian waters

November 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Extending the territorial reach of the CCA...

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They’re here! Unfair terms in B2B arrive

November 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The extension of Australia’s unfair terms regime under the ACL to business-to-business (B2B) contracts took effect from 12 November 2016...

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ACL reform a step closer

November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The first review of the Australian Consumer Law (“ACL”) is well underway, with an interim report being issued last month....

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The road rules of the sharing economy

November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC releases guides for online platform operators and traders....

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Misleading claims aren’t cool

November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

It can be a cold, cold world as a respondent in litigation, as the Dulux case reminds us this week. Concluding proceedings commenced in December 2012, the Federal Court this week gave effect to consent...

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Welcome reforms to country of origin regulations...

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