ACL

The Turnbull Government’s second Budget gives the ACCC new funds for new jobs, hikes ACL penalties and introduces measures for more competitive and fairer energy and banking sectors....

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

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Fining, naming, shaming

April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Productivity Commission’s recommendations for the reform of ACL enforcement and administration...

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Last month the Compliance and Enforcement Guide to Australian Consumer Law was released, covering how State and Commonwealth regulators enforce the ACL ...

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Show me the money

February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

ACCC Chairman Rod Sims promises to seek higher pecuniary penalties in the courts....

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Steam-powered penalty for Valve’s online games

January 11, 2017 | 2 Comments

A $3 million penalty for a large foreign corporation sounds another warning about misrepresentations regarding Australian consumer guarantees...

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No really officer, it’s oregano!

November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Orega-not really in the bottle as ACCC pursues false food claims...

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ACCC books Meriton a date in court

November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC commences proceedings against Meriton for manipulating online reviews...

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The road rules of the sharing economy

November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC releases guides for online platform operators and traders....

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Misleading claims aren’t cool

November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

It can be a cold, cold world as a respondent in litigation, as the Dulux case reminds us this week. Concluding proceedings commenced in December 2012, the Federal Court this week gave effect to consent...

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