ACL

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 ACCC’s priority focus on anti-competitive behaviour in the commercial construction sector lays solid foundations for 2018....

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February was a frenetic month: the ACCC released its 2018 priorities, two Bills on the ACL were released and the Productivity Commission released its draft report on competition in the Australian Financial System....

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The Full Federal Court of Australia has upheld the finding of a single judge of the Federal Court that US-based Valve Corporation engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false or misleading representations about...

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How amendments to the regulation of EFTPOS surcharges will affect both businesses and consumers in Australia...

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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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New car industry in the ACCC’s headlights

January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The ACCC’s latest market study recommends that changes be made to improve consumer outcomes in the new car retailing industry...

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It’s been just under a year since the introduction of the new business-to-business unfair contract terms law, and the ACCC has moved swiftly from education and industry reviews to enforcing and testing the law...

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It seems that Fair Trading/Consumer Affairs Ministers across the country have put aside their political differences to reach agreement on recommended changes to the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). The Commonwealth, State, Territory and New Zealand...

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

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