Mondaq Australia: Consumer Protection
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
A general safety provision would impose an obligation on suppliers to not supply unsafe products to Australian consumers.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Discussion about new law that all gift cards must have a minimum three year expiry period - up to $30,000 for non-compliance.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Article discusses two proposals after a review of nutrition labelling for sugar.
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
The premise of these arrangements allows consumers to obtain goods/services immediately and to pay for them over time.
Cooper Grace Ward
The laws give buyers greater protections when purchasing older vehicles and allow easier enforcement of consumer rights.
Holding Redlich
The ACCC alleged that a number of HealthEngine's practices were misleading and deceptive conduct in breach of the ACL.
Dentons
The ACCC claimed that Kimberly-Clark Australia Pty Ltd (KCA) had contravened the Australian Consumer Law by marketing its Kleenex Cottonelle Flushable
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Recent proceedings initiated by ACCC remind us that you cannot make blanket No Refund statements about goods or services.
Davies Collison Cave
On 26 July 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released its final Digital Platforms Inquiry report relating to the impact of online search engines, social media
Davies Collison Cave
The Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) Act 2019 was passed on 1 August 2019 and the first stage will come into effect in February 2020. The legislation introduces data portability
Davies Collison Cave
This is the first in a monthly series detailing updates on developments in competition and consumer law in Australia, including the activities of Australia's competition and consumer regulator
Williams + Hughes
These cases demonstrate the ACCC's willingness to crack down on the use of unfair contract terms by all businesses.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In March 2018, a pedestrian in Arizona was struck by a self-driving Uber vehicle during a vehicle test.
Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers
These amendments should improve protections for consumers sold defective cars, motorbikes, caravans and motorhomes.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Article discusses ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report and comments on where to from here.
Holding Redlich
Birubi Art was fined for engaging in misleading or deceptive conduct for falsely claiming a link with Indigenous culture.
Holding Redlich
The store owner's informal 'book-up' system that supplied credit to Anangu customers was not considered unconscionable.
Madgwicks
Under the Australian Consumer Law, agents may be liable where that information is considered misleading or deceptive.
Madgwicks
A disclaimer is only one factor that points to whether or not a person has engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct.
Holding Redlich
This decision ushers in a new era of tough penalties, meaning compliance with consumer law obligations is now critical.
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Davies Collison Cave
This is the first in a monthly series detailing updates on developments in competition and consumer law in Australia, including the activities of Australia's competition and consumer regulator
Davies Collison Cave
The Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) Act 2019 was passed on 1 August 2019 and the first stage will come into effect in February 2020. The legislation introduces data portability
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Recent proceedings initiated by ACCC remind us that you cannot make blanket No Refund statements about goods or services.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Davies Collison Cave
On 26 July 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released its final Digital Platforms Inquiry report relating to the impact of online search engines, social media
Williams + Hughes
These cases demonstrate the ACCC's willingness to crack down on the use of unfair contract terms by all businesses.
Williams + Hughes
All potential franchisees should do their due diligence before entering into a franchisee agreement and making payment.
Holding Redlich
The Federal Government is yet to make good on its pre-election promise to strengthen the unfair contract term regime.
Marque Lawyers
This article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC, cartel conduct, competition and environmental claims.
Cooper Grace Ward
The laws give buyers greater protections when purchasing older vehicles and allow easier enforcement of consumer rights.
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