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More Prohibitions, Greater Penalties

September 29, 2022 | 0 Comments

More Prohibitions, Greater Penalties: Federal Government acts on promises to strengthen unfair contract terms regime and bolster civil penalties....

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Button battery suppliers must comply with new mandatory information and safety standards which took effect on 22 June 2022...

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Bringing contempt to ACCCount

October 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has demonstrated once again that it will pursue contempt actions in a range of contexts....

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ACCC and other competition authorities sign MOU to cooperate...

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ACCCount Report acccounts for a number of firsts

November 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hot off the heels of its Annual Report the ACCC has published its quarterly ACCCount report for July – September 2019....

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Misleading promise of ocean views leaves home owners feeling salty: Federal Court awards damages for misleading or deceptive conduct and tort of deceit in relation to sale of land in undeveloped, subdivided estate. The...

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Rotten Otton hit with highest ever ACL penalty

November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Federal Court issues a record $18 million in penalties for We Buy Houses Pty Ltd and its principal...

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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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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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The Federal Court has found that Reckitt Benckiser engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in the packaging and online information about a range of Nurofen products....

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