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How the ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry affects your business
The inquiry has provided a platform for the ACCC to seek law reforms that would impact businesses across the board.
Australia
6 Sep 2019
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Nailed! Marque Lawyers semi-regular wrap up of who has been sprung by the ACCC and how much it cost
This article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC, cartel conduct, competition and environmental claims.
Australia
29 Aug 2019
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Nailed! Marque Lawyers semi-regular wrap up of whos been sprung by the ACCC and how much it cost
This article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC, competition, consumer law and misleading conduct.
Australia
23 Apr 2019
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ACCC unfair contract terms crackdown – which terms failed the sniff test
The ACCC sends a strong message to business: time to review those standard contract terms and think seriously about UCT.
Australia
13 Dec 2018
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Nailed! Marque lawyers semi-regular wrap up of who has been sprung by the ACCC and how much it cost.
Entertaining summary of a few interesting cases where the ACCC imposed fines on companies and in some cases, directors too.
Australia
25 Sep 2018
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Boom. ACL maximum penalties increase to at least $10M.
Article outlines the new and much higher maximum penalties for ACL breaches.
Australia
5 Sep 2018
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Meriton gets off lightly with $3M fine for fiddling with TripAdvisor reviews
Meriton has been hit with a $3M penalty for false representations based on conduct with its TripAdvisor reviews.
Australia
10 Aug 2018
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Nailed! Marque Lawyers semi-regular wrap up of whos been sprung by the ACCC and how much it cost
This article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC, cartels and misleading and deceptive conduct.
Australia
12 Jul 2018
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Marque Lawyers guide to the Australian Consumer Law amendments
Article highlights the major impending changes to the ACL.
Australia
21 Feb 2018
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Nailed! Marque Lawyers semi­-regular wrap up of whos been sprung by the ACCC and how much it cost
The article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC and misleading claims and excessive payment surcharges.
Australia
10 Jan 2018
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Amazon warned about unfair contract terms for Amazon Marketplace
Amazon says it will comply with local laws, as its US contract terms could be deemed unfair if applied in Australia.
Australia
6 Oct 2017
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The misuse of market power effects test: ignore it at your peril
Businesses with a strong market position should be aware that some behaviour that was legal before will soon be illegal.
Australia
3 Sep 2017
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Nailed! Marque Lawyers semi-regular wrap up of whos been sprung by the ACCC and how much it cost them
This article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC, cartels and misleading and deceptive conduct.
Australia
23 Aug 2017
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Nailed! Marque Lawyers' semi-regular wrap up of who's been sprung by the ACCC
This article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC, cartels and misleading and deceptive conduct.
Australia
22 Aug 2016
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Harry Potter and the curse of bait advertising
It's against the law to advertise goods or services at a particular price unless you have reasonable supplies available.
Australia
19 Aug 2016
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Nailed! Marque Lawyers' semi-regular wrap up of who's been sprung by the ACCC and how much it cost them – May 2016
This article discusses recent cases in which the ACCC has alleged misleading and deceptive conduct and fraudulent claims.
Australia
20 May 2016
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ZOMG! ACCC beats US gamers Valve and proves ACL applies to foreign companies
The consumer watchdog has successfully prosecuted a US computer software company for misleading consumers in Australia.
Australia
9 May 2016
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The Low-Down on Unfair Contract Terms and Small Business
Small businesses will soon be able to take advantage of the unfair contract term rules in the Australian Consumer Law.
Australia
13 Apr 2016
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Misuse of market power and the new effects test: what it means for business
The proposed new rules for misuse of market power will have serious implications for big business compliance costs.
Australia
28 Mar 2016
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Why Coles got off lightly paying $10 million in penalties for unconscionable conduct
The ACCC alleged that Coles bullied suppliers and Coles consented to court orders that it pay $10 million in penalties.
Australia
13 Jan 2015
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