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ACCC pushes for general safety provision in ACL by end of 2019
A general safety provision would impose an obligation on suppliers to not supply unsafe products to Australian consumers.
Australia
19 Sep 2019
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The ever-wider reach of competition and consumer laws
Existing laws are being applied by enforcement agencies, like the ACCC, to a broader range of conduct than ever before.
Australia
20 May 2019
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Back to the future: ACCC releases its Preliminary Digital Platforms Inquiry Report
The broad scope of the Inquiry terms of reference ensured that it had implications beyond competition and consumer laws.
Australia
19 Dec 2018
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A new era in Consumer Law penalties? Federal Court orders record amounts against director and corporation
The decision imposed the largest penalty orders against an individual and against a corporation, for breaches of the ACL.
Australia
17 Dec 2018
5
Marketing lessons learned from the ACCC and ASIC
When representing products and services via promotions or offers to consumers, businesses should avoid certain issues.
Australia
12 Nov 2018
6
Exclusive jurisdiction clause trumped by claims under the Australian Consumer Law
McNabb was ordered not to interfere with the HIC claims, pending determination of HIC's application before the court.
Australia
10 Aug 2018
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Supreme Court shuts the door on excluding liability for misleading or deceptive conduct claims
Liability for misleading or deceptive conduct claims pursuant to section 18 of the ACL cannot be excluded by contract.
Australia
17 Jul 2018
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What trends are emerging from unfair contract term actions brought by the ACCC?
Four common types of contract term have been the subject of successful challenges by the ACCC across multiple decisions.
Australia
23 Mar 2018
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Trade Promotions Tips n Tricks: Influencer marketing guidelines
Tips n' Tricks provides a snapshot of key learnings, topical issues and regulatory changes in the Trade Promotions industry. .
Australia
14 Feb 2018
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Regulators continue to crack down on unfair contract terms
All organisations should continue to review standard form contracts to ensure they remain compliant with the UCT laws.
Australia
4 Dec 2017
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B2B focus: ACCC tests small business protections in new unfair contracts regime
Protections from unfair contract terms in standard form contracts, once reserved for consumers, extend to small business.
Australia
26 Sep 2017
12
New country of origin amendments to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)
These amendments are intended to simplify the country of origin labelling regime to provide more clarity for businesses.
Australia
29 Mar 2017
13
Government releases exposure draft amendments to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)
The Government came a step closer to implementing changes to Australian competition law recommended by the Harper Review.
Australia
14 Sep 2016
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Preparing for the extended unfair contract terms regime (video)
Business need to understand the impact of legislative changes relating to standard form contracts with small businesses.
Australia
30 Jun 2016
15
Not worth the regulatory gamble
This judgment provides guidance on how the Court will assess penalties for making false representations made online.
Australia
20 Jun 2016
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Businesses beware – are you caught by the ACL? Implications of the ACCC v Valve decision
The ACL can apply to the supply of goods by an overseas online platform even if the contract is governed by foreign law.
Australia
26 Apr 2016
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Merchants beware: ACCC given powers to stop excessive surcharging
The ACCC can now stop merchants over-charging customers for paying for goods and services with credit or debit cards.
Australia
27 Mar 2016
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Competition Review: December 2015
This newsletter is a review of recent enforcement, merger, authorisation and ACCC developments relating to competition.
Australia
8 Dec 2015
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Unwrapping a Christmas hamper of unfair contract terms: Lessons on transparency from ACCC action against Chrisco
The unfair contract terms provisions of the Australian Consumer Law are important for all business to keep in mind.
Australia
26 Nov 2015
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New small business unfair contract terms regime - Your franchise agreements could become unenforceable
Franchise agreements within the definition of a small business contract should be reviewed to ensure compliance.
Australia
30 Oct 2015
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