Sector: Financial services

Freebie? I wouldn’t bet on it

September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court has found that Bet365 engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false representations in " Free Bets ” offers to new customers...

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Visa to pay a record $18M penalty for breaching exclusive dealing laws by preventing banks and third party providers from rolling out DCC services...

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Phillipeans meets ASEAN commitment...

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Inability to agree penalties will have implications for settlement of regulatory enforcement proceedings...

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The Federal Government is getting closer to following through on its pre-election commitment to extend the unfair terms regime to small business, finally revealing what type of small business will be protected. Draft exposure legislation...

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ACCC’s National Consumer Congress

April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Preparing for the Future, Today...

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The Hong Kong Government has issued 3 new regulations that take Hong Kong another step closer to fully implementing its new competition law, which is expected to come into full force later this year. How...

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On 30 October 2014, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) released their joint 2013-14 Annual Report. The 390-page report details the actions taken by the ACCC and AER...

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Sharon Henrick and Donny Low have written an insightful article on who is the Hong Kong Competition Commission (HKCC). With the Hong Kong Competition Ordinance set to take effect in 2015, and guidelines on different issues...

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Taxing times for misleading franchisor

May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Last Friday, the Federal Court made orders by consent declaring that the defendant accounting firm, Taxsmart, made false and misleading representations about its graduate program for young accounting graduates, in contravention of section 18 of...

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