Mondaq Australia: Consumer Protection
Holding Redlich
Keeping you updated on competition and consumer law matters.
Carroll & O'Dea
Certification of financial viability must be signed by the principal of the non-government school and an approved body.
Bartier Perry
If you are an international online retailer, think twice before assuming you won't fall into the broad net of the ACL.
Carroll & O'Dea
The Court was satisfied that both Ms Gibson and her company engaged in conduct that was misleading or deceptive.
Clayton Utz
Higher penalties and expanded protections could be on the way, if these CAANZ recommendations of are implemented.
Holding Redlich
The actions are a good warning to any company who makes statements that might be considered 'ambiguous' or mere puffery.
Clayton Utz
This report recommends the introduction of a "Comprehensive Right" right for consumers to access their "consumer data".
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The ACCC focus is on misleading practices, unconscionable conduct, and unfair contract terms affecting small business.
Holding Redlich
News on competition & consumer law matters.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
These reforms mean that insurance organisations may be exposed to liability for products they underwrite or distribute.
Carroll & O'Dea
Teachers and staff should be aware of this case of liability for incidents that take place within a school environment.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Following a review of add-on general insurance products sold through car dealers, ASIC identified a number of concerns.
Holding Redlich
The Government's response to this report into the ACL may have wide ranging implications in the communications sector.
Holding Redlich
An area of ACCC focus to protect consumers is the broadband performance and speed claims by internet service providers.
Clayton Utz
Unlike some countries, Australia does not have a specific regime that regulates negative option billing programs.
Stacks Law Firm
Progress is being made in the battle against online scams, particularly those using social media to find their victims.
DibbsBarker
If the ACCC considers a breach of the ACL has occurred, it is prepared to take action against foreign-based businesses.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
These amendments are intended to simplify the country of origin labelling regime to provide more clarity for businesses.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The cases provide lessons for businesses to avoid requests of suppliers or distributers that could be seen as threats.
Clayton Utz
This case was a significant win for the ACCC, which advocates for increased penalties for consumer law contraventions.
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Holding Redlich
Keeping you updated on competition and consumer law matters.
Bartier Perry
If you are an international online retailer, think twice before assuming you won't fall into the broad net of the ACL.
Carroll & O'Dea
The protection against unfair contractual terms under the ACL has been extended to certain kinds of small business.
Stacks Law Firm
This article examines some aspects of the protections available to people trapped in unfair contracts.
Carroll & O'Dea
The Court was satisfied that both Ms Gibson and her company engaged in conduct that was misleading or deceptive.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases and cases relating to competition and consumer law in Australia.
Carroll & O'Dea
Certification of financial viability must be signed by the principal of the non-government school and an approved body.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases and cases relating to competition and consumer law in Australia.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
ASIC responds to the high level of loan application fraud in the home loan market. originating from mortgage brokers.
Jones Day
Recent amendments to the ASIC Act and the CC Act extended the unfair contract terms regime, which previously covered only consumer contracts, to small business contracts.
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