The Full Federal Court has unanimously dismissed the ACCC’s appeal against TPG Internet Pty Ltd in relation to the marketing and sale of TPG’s mobile, internet and home telephone services plans with a “prepayment” of...

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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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No Wiggle Room for Overseas Providers

December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

ACL bites sporting goods provider...

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Big data, big representations, big implications

January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Facebook faces fines for giving incorrect or misleading information to the European Commission in relation to its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp....

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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 road rules of the sharing economy

November 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

ACCC releases guides for online platform operators and traders....

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Misleading claims aren’t cool

November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

It can be a cold, cold world as a respondent in litigation, as the Dulux case reminds us this week. Concluding proceedings commenced in December 2012, the Federal Court this week gave effect to consent...

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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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Free range claims eggs-aggerated

September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

A $250,000 penalty has been imposed on a company that falsely labelled its eggs as free range...

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Bloggers Beware

May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

A curt reminder that the ACL applies to all representations – even in cyberspace...

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