unfair contract terms

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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ACCC intervention into standard form stevedore contracts sheds light on its approach to B2B unfair contract terms...

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It’s been just under a year since the introduction of the new business-to-business unfair contract terms law, and the ACCC has moved swiftly from education and industry reviews to enforcing and testing the law...

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The new B2B unfair terms regime is being put to the test by the ACCC with a number of in-depth industry-specific investigations underway Hot on the heels of the ACCC’s 2017 enforcement priorities comes a...

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From 12 November 2016, the existing unfair contract term protections for consumers will be extended pursuant to the Treasury Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Act 2015 to cover standard form small business...

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New Zealand introduces comprehensive consumer law reforms Representing “the most significant change to New Zealand’s consumer laws in more than twenty years” the Consumer Law Reform Bill (Bill) introduces amendments to ten statutes, including the...

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Following an announcement made on 20 December 2012, the Assistant Treasurer, the Hon David Bradbury MP, has now released proposed legislative amendments to the Insurance Contracts Act 1984.  The amendments will extend the existing unfair...

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The ACCC has indicated that its educative and engagement approach to the national unfair contract terms regime is over and has warned that it is now looking at enforcement. On 15 March 2013 the ACCC...

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