consumer guarantees

Federal Court sinks class action waiver clause

October 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court of Australia has recently dismissed an application to stay part of a class action commenced on behalf of passengers aboard the Ruby Princess during its ill-fated voyage in early 2020. The significance...

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Jayco pays for wheely bad representation

June 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Jayco to pay penalty for false or misleading representation about consumer guarantees...

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The High Court of Australia allowed an appeal in the Scenic Tours class action, holding that damages for disappointment and distress for breach of contract or the consumer guarantees are not precluded by the non-economic...

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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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Rod Sims has unveiled the ACCC's 2019 enforcement policy and priorities....

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Extended warranties have been attracting an increasing amount of regulatory scrutiny in recent years. This activity has now led several law firms and litigation funders to consider launching class actions....

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

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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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Game Over

April 8, 2016 | 2 Comments

Federal Court finds the ACL’s consumer guarantees apply to Valve...

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

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