Jurisdiction: Australia

The Labor Party has promised to increase penalties under the Competition & Consumer Act and amend the Unfair Contract Terms regime....

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New consumer protection requirements for the resale of event tickets on electronic platforms take effect from 1 October 2022...

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Federal Court finds merger documents provided to ACCC are admissible in subsequent and unrelated civil cartel prosecution...

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Both the ACCC and Mazda have appealed the November 2021 decision of Justice O’Callaghan of the Federal Court of Australia. In that decision, the Court found that Mazda engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct and...

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Peters Ice Cream gets its just desserts

April 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

Peters Ice Cream admits to engaging in exclusive dealing and agrees to the imposition of a $12 million pecuniary penalty. ...

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A couple have successfully claimed they were misled into purchasing a $9.58m off-the-plan apartment in Melbourne due to misleading representations made by the property developer. ...

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Is your green claim true blue?

March 4, 2022 | 0 Comments

Environmental sustainability named as key ACCC priority for FY22/23...

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ACCC Constructs Successful Boycott Case

March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has continued to build on its efforts in the construction industry with recent success in proceedings against construction company Hutchinson and the CFMMEU.  The result is a much-needed win for the ACCC after a...

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Five eyes intelligence alliance form new international working group aimed at preventing anti-competitive collusion in international trade....

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Concerns about the price of rapid antigen tests prompts ACCC examination of costs and retail prices in a bid to prevent the development and spread of excessive pricing practices amongst retailers for these essential pandemic...

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