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Recent developments in buying and selling business
The article lists 5 things anyone buying or selling a business today should consider to avoid falling into common traps.
Australia
28 Sep 2013
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ACCC Takes Early Action on Carbon Price Claims
The ACCC will ensure businesses do not make misleading claims about price increases as a result of the carbon price.
Australia
22 Jul 2012
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Google Adwords on trial: ACCC establishes misleading or deceptive conduct
Businesses should also be aware of their liability if using competitors' names in their ads in Google's AdWords program.
Australia
20 May 2012
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Astroturfing, social media and the law
If astroturfing misleads consumers, it breaches Australian Consumer Law.
Australia
15 Jul 2011
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"Free range" labelling of food products can be misleading
Many people choose to pay more for products labelled "free-range" because they believe that the animals used in their production were treated in a more humane way. However, the ACCC's recent successful prosecution of egg producers demonstrates that such labelling can be misleading.
Australia
17 Mar 2011
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When are you liable for third party postings about your business on a social networking site?
On 10 February 2011, the Federal Court of Australia handed down judgment in contempt proceedings that may have significant implications for businesses which use social media to market themselves. The Court held that a company and its sole director were responsible for statements made by third parties on the company's Facebook site.
Australia
20 Feb 2011
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Single vs Component Pricing In Australia - Will Your Business Be Compliant?
The Trade Practices Amendment (Clarity in Pricing) Act 2008 commences on 25 May 2009. If you supply goods and services to personal consumers (rather than to other businesses) you will need to comply with the new law when you make price representations to your customers.
Australia
27 May 2009
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