Sector: Consumer & retail

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

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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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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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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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Federal Court sinks class action waiver clause

October 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court of Australia has recently dismissed an application to stay part of a class action commenced on behalf of passengers aboard the Ruby Princess during its ill-fated voyage in early 2020. The significance...

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InCompetition | penalty units

Penalty units balloon

July 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

Commonwealth penalty units increased on 1 July 2020 for the first time in three years....

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The Full Court’s recent decision in Geowash confirms that regulators have a powerful tool through which to address systematic unconscionable conduct...

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The definition of ‘consumer’ has been amended to cover purchases up to $100,000 (up from $40,000), with effect from 1 July 2021....

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NSW Fair Trading will be checking suppliers inform consumers of prejudicial terms. Here's what you need to know....

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