Mondaq Australia: Consumer Protection
Bryks Lawyers
To ensure compliance with payment surcharge regulations, businesses need to understand the regulatory framework.
Holding Redlich
Links to media releases, what is going on in practice and regulations and cases relating to Competition and Consumer Law.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Schools should review corporate governance structures to ensure the efficient running of school operations as a business.
Cooper Grace Ward
The ACT Education Directorate entered into a record undertaking with Worksafe ACT dealing with injuries suffered by staff.
Cooper Grace Ward
Schools should keep detailed notes to ensure that essential information about any student is communicated to all staff.
HHG Legal Group
Article discusses amendments to the ACL which increase penalties for some breaches.
Holding Redlich
Article discusses recent FTA amendments that offer a fair, quick and cheap resolution option for small value disputes.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Bryks Lawyers
Meriton was found to have engaged in deceptive practices which prevented guests from posting potentially negative reviews.
Bryks Lawyers
This recent act introduced significant increases to the maximum penalties for breaches of the Australian Consumer Law.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
When representing products and services via promotions or offers to consumers, businesses should avoid certain issues.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Hunt & Hunt
Increases in potential financial penalties are intended to curb complacent attitude toward non-compliance with the ACL.
Clyde & Co
On 20 September 2018, the Australian Government introduced the Treasury Laws Amendment (Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers) Bill 2018...
Holding Redlich
Equifax Australia admitted that it breached Australian Consumer Law prohibitions on false and misleading representations.
Holding Redlich
Purchasing an item on sale or wearing an item will not, of itself, exclude any rights to a refund or to return the item.
Madgwicks
Penalties under Australian Consumer Law have increased significantly for individuals and corporations - details provided. .
Marque Lawyers
Entertaining summary of a few interesting cases where the ACCC imposed fines on companies and in some cases, directors too.
Bartier Perry
Increased ACL penalties aim to act as a deterrent for non-compliance instead of just being the cost of doing business.
Clyde & Co
In a recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia, Thermomix in Australia Pty Ltd has been ordered to pay a fine of AUD 4,608,500 for impliedly making false ...
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Gilchrist Connell
Some of the worst examples of misconduct in the financial services industry were set out in this recent FCA judgment.
Jones Day
Following consumer complaints, the Australian Competition and Consumer Regulator has released a report reminding airlines of obligations when dealing with the flying public.
Cooper Grace Ward
You must review and update compliance policies and training programs to ensure you comply with the new penalties regime.
Jones Day
These obligations are increasingly a focus for the ACCC.
Bryks Lawyers
Meriton was found to have engaged in deceptive practices which prevented guests from posting potentially negative reviews.
Bryks Lawyers
This recent act introduced significant increases to the maximum penalties for breaches of the Australian Consumer Law.
Cooper Grace Ward
The ACT Education Directorate entered into a record undertaking with Worksafe ACT dealing with injuries suffered by staff.
Carroll & O'Dea
The ACCC has stated that it will continue to investigate contracts and seek Court orders that terms are unfair and void.
Pointon Partners
The ACCC is on the prowl for companies that use standard form B2B contracts with terms that may be considered unfair.
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
Using credit repair and debt management firms may mean consumers pay high fees and not get the solution they're seeking.
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