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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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Does it go far enough in addressing concerns about geo-blocking or will it provide only limited benefit to consumers?...

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Online retail markets remain focus of enforcement action...

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ACCC and AER: Their year in review

November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annual report shows steady enforcement and continuing focus on consumer protection...

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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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Spreets’ $600,000 Deal of the Day

April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

ACCC’s focus on online markets continues with further penalties. Group buying website Spreets has become the latest in a line of online deal businesses to be ordered to pay penalties for misleading and deceptive conduct....

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Seeing the light

Seeing the light

January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Federal Court penalises solar panel companies for publishing false testimonials and credence claims With more and more consumers relying on online product reviews to enlighten their purchasing decisions, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)...

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Online real estate listing company All Homes Pty Ltd has provided the ACCC with a court enforceable undertaking following concerns that All Homes had attempted to induce an understanding between real estate agents as to...

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