Sector: Media & entertainment

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 orders Sony to pay a $3.5 million penalty and $100,000 towards ACCC legal costs after Sony admitted that it breached the Australian Consumer Law by engaging in misleading or deceptive conduct and/or making...

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The ACCC commenced its inquiry into digital platforms on 4 December 2017 and is required to publish a preliminary report in early December 2018. In this post, we provide an overview of the context...

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Sims’ spotlight on banks, NBN, cars

August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has recently made statements that shed light on the ACCC's enforcement priorities for 2017 and his views on his legacy....

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Watching the watching brief...

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ACCC’s big week of penalties

May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The past week has seen the Federal Court of Australia hand down pecuniary penalties in five different matters – bringing a total of $38 million for the ACCC. These penalties were ordered against a backdrop...

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Last bite of the Apple

March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Apple ebook saga in the US comes to an end...

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Google knows the way

March 1, 2016 | 1 Comments

UK High Court rules that Google did not engage in anti-competitive conduct...

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Freebie? I wouldn’t bet on it

September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court has found that Bet365 engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false representations in " Free Bets ” offers to new customers...

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Italian Competition Authority looks to sink their boot into pay TV networks over soccer rights...

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