Mondaq Australia: Consumer Protection
Holding Redlich
The ACCC cracked down on the waste management sector for the use of unfair contract terms in standard form contracts.
Holding Redlich
Since 2017, when the ACCC announced that UCT was one of the top priorities, there has been some real action in this area.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The decision imposed the largest penalty orders against an individual and against a corporation, for breaches of the ACL.
Holman Webb
The consumer law issues of advertising, consumer guarantees and product safety are important for shoppers and retailers.
Marque Lawyers
The ACCC sends a strong message to business: time to review those standard contract terms and think seriously about UCT.
Bryks Lawyers
To ensure compliance with payment surcharge regulations, businesses need to understand the regulatory framework.
Holding Redlich
Links to media releases, what is going on in practice and regulations and cases relating to Competition and Consumer Law.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Schools should review corporate governance structures to ensure the efficient running of school operations as a business.
Cooper Grace Ward
The ACT Education Directorate entered into a record undertaking with Worksafe ACT dealing with injuries suffered by staff.
Cooper Grace Ward
Schools should keep detailed notes to ensure that essential information about any student is communicated to all staff.
HHG Legal Group
Article discusses amendments to the ACL which increase penalties for some breaches.
Holding Redlich
Article discusses recent FTA amendments that offer a fair, quick and cheap resolution option for small value disputes.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Bryks Lawyers
Meriton was found to have engaged in deceptive practices which prevented guests from posting potentially negative reviews.
Bryks Lawyers
This recent act introduced significant increases to the maximum penalties for breaches of the Australian Consumer Law.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
When representing products and services via promotions or offers to consumers, businesses should avoid certain issues.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Hunt & Hunt
Increases in potential financial penalties are intended to curb complacent attitude toward non-compliance with the ACL.
Clyde & Co
On 20 September 2018, the Australian Government introduced the Treasury Laws Amendment (Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers) Bill 2018...
Holding Redlich
Equifax Australia admitted that it breached Australian Consumer Law prohibitions on false and misleading representations.
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Some of the worst examples of misconduct in the financial services industry were set out in this recent FCA judgment.
Jones Day
Following consumer complaints, the Australian Competition and Consumer Regulator has released a report reminding airlines of obligations when dealing with the flying public.
Cooper Grace Ward
You must review and update compliance policies and training programs to ensure you comply with the new penalties regime.
Jones Day
These obligations are increasingly a focus for the ACCC.
Bryks Lawyers
Meriton was found to have engaged in deceptive practices which prevented guests from posting potentially negative reviews.
Bryks Lawyers
This recent act introduced significant increases to the maximum penalties for breaches of the Australian Consumer Law.
Cooper Grace Ward
The ACT Education Directorate entered into a record undertaking with Worksafe ACT dealing with injuries suffered by staff.
Pointon Partners
The ACCC is on the prowl for companies that use standard form B2B contracts with terms that may be considered unfair.
Holley Nethercote commercial & financial services lawyers
It is timely, if you have not already done so, to review all your standard form ' take it or leave it" contracts.
Carroll & O'Dea
The ACCC has stated that it will continue to investigate contracts and seek Court orders that terms are unfair and void.
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