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Marque Lawyers
Article highlights the major impending changes to the ACL.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The exposure draft has a proposal to enable private litigants to rely on facts admitted in ACCC enforcement proceedings.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Tips n' Tricks provides a snapshot of key learnings, topical issues and regulatory changes in the Trade Promotions industry. .
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Comparative advertisements need to be carefully formed and adequately substantiated to avoid action under the ACL.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
There is an increasing trend of parents refusing to pay fees or taking other forms of legal action against the school.
Clayton Utz
The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) applies to overseas-based online operators that sell products into Australia.
Clayton Utz
The ACCC has published a guide about online reviews called: Online reviews—a guide for business and review platforms.
Jones Day
These obligations are increasingly a focus for the ACCC.
Marque Lawyers
The article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC and misleading claims and excessive payment surcharges.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The warning was issued because of an increase in complaints regarding cosmetic procedures undertaken in cosmetic clinics.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Volume 13 and the recommendations of the Royal Commission should be mandatory reading for all educational professionals.
Clayton Utz
Australian car dealers and importers will need to upgrade their consumer law compliance to avoid ACCC investigations.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Many businesses today rely on social media and positive reviews to attract business. Consumers like to read reviews before staying at a hotel or holiday destination or trying a new product or service.
Stacks Law Firm
We should recognise the scams that target us by phone, email or social media, but some people are still being caught.
Pointon Partners
The decision was a test case for the ACCC to enforce its newly expanded unfair contract terms regime to small business.
Pointon Partners
Good documentation will protect the Kindergarten and ensure that the managers each understand their respective roles.
Bryks Lawyers
Retailers should ensure they understand all rights and responsibilities to consumers under the Australian Consumer Law.
Clayton Utz
ACT confirms that in certain circumstances, a merger in a competitive market can be good for consumers. .
Stacks Law Firm
Consumer watchdogs are cracking down on companies that make false or misleading claims in the marketing of the business.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Efforts to prevent guests from posting negative online reviews are likely to mislead or deceive in contravention of the ACL.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Flying drones raise many legal risks - cyber-security, crime, product liability, employee safety, trespass and privacy.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Unfair Contract Regime may become useful for people to avoid certain clauses in a lease because they are unfair.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Businesses should regularly review their insurance policies and consider the scope of cover and existing policy limits.
Holman Webb
Future action for non-compliance with the ACL in the marketing of therapeutic goods may result in much higher penalties.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Companies should review business-to-business standard form contracts for compliance with unfair contract terms changes.
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.
Marque Lawyers
Businesses need to consider any terms in their contracts that could impose onerous terms on small business customers.
Cooper Grace Ward
If recently separated, the most important but the trickiest of your goals must be: Do not fight in front of the children.
Jones Day
These obligations are increasingly a focus for the ACCC.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
More high profile data breaches and attacks globally mean that a cyber security class action is also likely in Australia. .
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