Unfair contract term penalties are fast approaching! Over the last few weeks, we have dived into a number of topics related to UCTs....

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Employ…sure to have a penalty increase

March 10, 2023 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has achieved a threefold penalty increase on appeal against Employsure for misleading conduct and false representations....

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Overseas service ready for takeoff

February 7, 2023 | 0 Comments

Amendments have broadened the scope for serving originating applications or section 155 notices on persons outside Australia...

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The Federal Court has reduced penalties jointly proposed by the ACCC and Uber for Uber’s contraventions of the Australian Consumer Law, from $26M to $21M....

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Sharing the load but not the penalty

November 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

$1 million penalty in market-sharing crane cartel...

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Substantial increases to maximum penalties for breach of competition and consumer laws...

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Federal Court decision 'cements' importance of compliance with secondary boycott provisions in Part IV of the CCA...

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Both the ACCC and Mazda have appealed the November 2021 decision of Justice O’Callaghan of the Federal Court of Australia. In that decision, the Court found that Mazda engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct and...

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Peters Ice Cream gets its just desserts

April 13, 2022 | 0 Comments

Peters Ice Cream admits to engaging in exclusive dealing and agrees to the imposition of a $12 million pecuniary penalty. ...

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ACCC Constructs Successful Boycott Case

March 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has continued to build on its efforts in the construction industry with recent success in proceedings against construction company Hutchinson and the CFMMEU.  The result is a much-needed win for the ACCC after a...

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