ACL

Heinz faces fines

July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

$9M in fines and penalties as ACCC continues ACL enforcement focus...

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Taking stock: Report on the Australian Consumer Survey 2016...

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Australia’s ‘corporate crime wave’

May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Australia's 'corporate crime wave'...

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Court penalises 11th franchisee for misrepresentations about existence and effect of consumer guarantees relating to repairs...

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ACCC steam cleans Electrodry

December 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Electrodry has been penalised for publishing fake testimonials online...

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Sims looks ahead to consumer law review

December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Delivering the keynote address at the recent Australiasian Consumer Law Roundtable in Canberra, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims discussed the current state of the Australian Consumer Law (“ACL”) in light of the upcoming ACL review in...

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ACCC and AER: Their year in review

November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annual report shows steady enforcement and continuing focus on consumer protection...

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Reflections on the ACCC's enforcement actions and powers in the world of advertising...

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ACCC sucks $370,000 penalty out of Lux

August 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered Lux to pay a $370,000 penalty for engaging in unconscionable conduct during sale of vacuum cleaners to elderly consumers in their homes...

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Internet sales give rise to jurisdictional issues...

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