Enforcement

The ACCC and OAIC have published an updated Consumer Data Right Compliance and Enforcement Policy, providing insight into approach to enforcement...

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Our post examines the Full Federal Court's decision on derivative crown immunity and purpose and effect of substantially lessening competition in the NSW Ports case....

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The ACCC and state and territory consumer protection agencies are ramping up the exercise of their regulatory powers in response to potential non-compliance with the button battery safety and information standards that came into effect...

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Unfair contract term penalties are fast approaching! Over the last few weeks, we have dived into a number of topics related to UCTs....

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Changes to the ‘ACCC immunity and cooperation policy: frequently asked questions’ increase the price of immunity...

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Are class action waiver clauses unfair under the UCT regime in the Australian Consumer Law?...

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Don’t Go Breaking My Contract

April 28, 2023 | 0 Comments

When unilateral termination and penalty clauses may be unfair under the ACL...

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The ACCC’s cartel 'attempt' case against architecture firm ARM will be heard on liability and penalty on 13 April. The case is particularly interesting because there have been very few attempt cases prosecuted by the...

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Insurance Pocketbook

April 4, 2023 | 0 Comments

Our insurance law colleagues have released the third edition of 'Insurance Pocketbook', which includes key takeouts from the High Court's 'Pattinson' decision in relation to civil penalty assessment and, in particular, the role of proportionality....

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Employ…sure to have a penalty increase

March 10, 2023 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has achieved a threefold penalty increase on appeal against Employsure for misleading conduct and false representations....

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