consumer guarantees

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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All steamed up about consumer guarantees

September 9, 2014 | 3 Comments

The ACCC commenced proceedings on 28 August 2014 in the Federal Court of Australia against Valve Corporation, an e-commerce business based in the USA with no physical presence in Australia, alleging that Valve engaged in...

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