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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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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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Button battery suppliers must comply with new mandatory information and safety standards which took effect on 22 June 2022...

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The Labor Party has promised to increase penalties under the Competition & Consumer Act and amend the Unfair Contract Terms regime....

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Penalty units balloon

July 26, 2021 | 0 Comments

Commonwealth penalty units increased on 1 July 2020 for the first time in three years....

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The final voyage of Australia's international shipping cartel proceedings docked permanently on 4 February 2021 as the Federal Court of Australia imposed a $24 million fine on Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS (Wallenius). Wallenius was fined...

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Bringing contempt to ACCCount

October 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

The ACCC has demonstrated once again that it will pursue contempt actions in a range of contexts....

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The ACCC has published its 2018/19 Annual Report, providing us with an in-depth look at its operations for the year....

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Businesses who license their IP rights need to act now and review their licensing and assignment arrangements to ensure compliance with the CCA....

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The Australian Parliament has passed a Bill increasing the maximum penalties under the Australian Consumer Law...

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