Sector: Health & pharmaceuticals

The ACCC has published its 2018/19 Annual Report, providing us with an in-depth look at its operations for the year....

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The Therapeutic Goods Administration has published helpful guidance on use of the term ‘natural’ and related claims when advertising therapeutic goods to the public. After considerable public and targeted consultation, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)...

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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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No More Tampon Tax!

December 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

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With Federal Parliament already considering increases to the maximum pecuniary penalties for non-compliance with certain sections of the Australia Consumer Law (ACL) (see our article here), a Bill to implement other changes to ACL was...

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The consumer regulator is once again cracking down on products that claim to provide ‘targeted pain relief’...

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Penalty units set to increase from $180 to $210 from 1 July 2017...

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In what might be one of the last cases prosecuted under the current version of the ‘misuse of market power’ prohibition in the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA), the ACCC has commenced proceedings against...

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No major surgery to the ACL – but rehab likely...

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Who’s the biggest loser?

May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court has imposed a penalty of $3.55M against SensaSlim and $660,000 against Peter Foster for engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct and making false representations...

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