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Here’s looking at you

March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

2015 is set to be another busy year for the ACCC, with cartel conduct in government procurement, truth in advertising, industry codes and competition and consumer issues in the health sector among its new compliance...

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Kia goes cap in hand

February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following an investigation by the ACCC, Kia Motors Australia Pty Limited (Kia) has agreed to amend the terms and conditions of its capped price servicing offer to consumers. Background From 2012 onwards, Kia made representations...

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New Zealand introduces comprehensive consumer law reforms Representing “the most significant change to New Zealand’s consumer laws in more than twenty years” the Consumer Law Reform Bill (Bill) introduces amendments to ten statutes, including the...

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Seeing the light

Seeing the light

January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Federal Court penalises solar panel companies for publishing false testimonials and credence claims With more and more consumers relying on online product reviews to enlighten their purchasing decisions, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)...

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ACCC scoops up with Scoopon

December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has swooped in and scooped up penalties of $1 million against Scoopon Pty Ltd (Scoopon) in the Federal Court of Australia . Scoopon is part of Catch Group (which also runs Catch of...

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A roadmap for competition reform?

November 20, 2013 | 2 Comments

The Monash Business Policy Forum (MBPF) has released a report containing 12 recommendations to guide the Federal Government’s “root and branch” review (the Review) of Australia’s competition laws (see our previous post on the Review...

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Hot on the heels of the election, the Commonwealth Government has released draft legislation that provides for the repeal of the carbon tax legislation.  In addition, the draft legislation proposes to introduce new prohibitions and...

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Foreshadowing the enactment of the Commerce (Cartels and Other Matters) Amendment Bill (Bill), which is expected to be passed later this year or early in 2014, the New Zealand Commerce Commission (NZCC) has just released...

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