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Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to competition and consumer law.
The ACCC provides guidance for consumers on what circumstances it expects businesses to give a refund and/or credit note.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Manufacturers may find it challenging to comply with labelling regulations relating to the origin of core ingredients.
Shelston IP
There is a fine line between inspiration and association, and in trying to be clever and 'cheeky', HB crossed the line.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This decision confirms a protective attitude towards court-appointed liquidators, acting as a "delegate" of the court.
McCullough Robertson
Section 36 of the ACL may be useful when payment is demanded by a supplier, but their ability to perform is inhibited.
McCullough Robertson
The ACCC is concerned that excessive pricing may indirectly breach particular provisions of the Australian Consumer Law.
McCullough Robertson
Businesses should seek ACCC authorisation before engaging in any discussions or joint initiatives with competitors.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The COVID-19 pandemic presents a range of new compliance challenges for business under the Australian Consumer Law.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The AEMC and the Victorian ESC introduced new rules constraining pricing and discounting practices by energy retailers.
Bartier Perry
If comparative advertisements are inaccurate, false or misleading, you may be in breach of the Australian Consumer Law.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The unfair contract terms (UCT) regime will extend to Australian insurance contracts and come into effect in April 2021.
Marque Lawyers
If you breach the NET Code, the Administrator can require you to take steps to fix the breach, or suspend/expel you.
Bryks Lawyers
The ACCC is committed to cracking down on businesses that mislead consumers as to their remedies pursuant to the ACL.
Bryks Lawyers
The terms in three Ashley & Martin standard form consumer contracts were unfair, and therefore void and unenforceable.
HHG Legal Group
The Federal Court of Australia found that the online travel site Trivago misled Australian consumers about hotel rates.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The issue of advertising and when it is misleading is important for the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The Government response outlines an extensive roadmap for further policy work, which may leave stakeholders exhausted.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Under this ALRC proposal, managers may be subject to civil penalties for failing to stop crimes by their corporation.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
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