consumer protection

A couple have successfully claimed they were misled into purchasing a $9.58m off-the-plan apartment in Melbourne due to misleading representations made by the property developer. ...

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The Full Court’s recent decision in Geowash confirms that regulators have a powerful tool through which to address systematic unconscionable conduct...

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The definition of ‘consumer’ has been amended to cover purchases up to $100,000 (up from $40,000), with effect from 1 July 2021....

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The ACCC and AER's Corporate Plan highlights strategic priorities and areas of focus for 2019-20. Here's a helicopter overview of what you need to know....

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

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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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Singapore's Competition and Consumer Commission acts to block the sale of Uber’s Southeast Asian business to Grab on the basis it would substantially lessen competition in the market for ride-hailing platform services...

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With Federal Parliament already considering increases to the maximum pecuniary penalties for non-compliance with certain sections of the Australia Consumer Law (ACL) (see our article here), a Bill to implement other changes to ACL was...

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The ACCC has issued guidance on the new National Information Standard on free range eggs....

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How amendments to the regulation of EFTPOS surcharges will affect both businesses and consumers in Australia...

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