Jurisdiction: Australia

In a speech last Thursday announcing the ACCC’s 2019 Product Safety Priorities, Chairman Rod Sims drew attention to the absence in Australian law of a general prohibition on the selling of unsafe goods, with particular...

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Businesses who license their IP rights need to act now and review their licensing and assignment arrangements to ensure compliance with the CCA....

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ACCCounting for an emboldened regulator

March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The most recent quarterly ACCCount of the ACCC’s regulatory and enforcement activities paints a picture of a regulator emboldened by the new environment cultivated by the Financial Services Royal Commission....

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Shots fired at “gun jumping” cartel

March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Cryosite has been ordered by the Federal Court to pay $1.05 million in penalties in Australia's first “gun jumping” cartel conduct case....

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Rod Sims has unveiled the ACCC's 2019 enforcement policy and priorities....

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Banking on the ACCC

February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

As the banking world digests Commissioner Hayne’s report, we look at what the Banking Royal Commission might mean for the ACCC....

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No Wiggle Room for Overseas Providers

December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

ACL bites sporting goods provider...

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No More Tampon Tax!

December 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

ACCC to monitor the price of feminine hygiene products ...

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Rotten Otton hit with highest ever ACL penalty

November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Federal Court issues a record $18 million in penalties for We Buy Houses Pty Ltd and its principal...

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The ACCC’s Annual Report: The Year in Review

October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Still much work to be done...

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