consumer protection

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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Penalty units set to increase from $180 to $210 from 1 July 2017...

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

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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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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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Heinz faces fines

July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

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

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Online retail markets remain focus of enforcement action...

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Who’s the biggest loser?

May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Federal Court has imposed a penalty of $3.55M against SensaSlim and $660,000 against Peter Foster for engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct and making false representations...

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