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Mellor Olsson Lawyers
Some companies have recognised the large amount of unredeemed expired gift cards and so have removed the expiry dates.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This decision highlights the need for thorough IP due diligence whether you are purchasing or selling a company.
Marque Lawyers
This article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC, competition, consumer law and misleading conduct.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
Among other findings, Landmark's conduct was found to be misleading and deceptive or likely to mislead or deceive.
Holding Redlich
The Federal Government announced a new round of consultations on measures to strengthen laws on unfair contract terms.
Barraket Stanton
The ACCC has identified lack of competition for the supply of wine grapes as one of the major concerns by grape growers.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The case demonstrates the court's reluctance to allow a brand to falsely depict that a product is 'Made in Australia'.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
2018 has been a tumultuous year for the sector and proposed legislative changes will also impact many franchise systems.
Holding Redlich
The ACCC cracked down on the waste management sector for the use of unfair contract terms in standard form contracts.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter has summaries and links to media releases, reports and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The broad scope of the Inquiry terms of reference ensured that it had implications beyond competition and consumer laws.
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.
Holding Redlich
A brief overview of ACCC actions in relation to its priorities shows how strongly it considers its stated areas of focus.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The decision imposed the largest penalty orders against an individual and against a corporation, for breaches of the ACL.
Holding Redlich
A discussion paper is seeking stakeholder feedback on the impact of the extension of UCT protections to small business.
Marque Lawyers
The ACCC sends a strong message to business: time to review those standard contract terms and think seriously about UCT.
Holding Redlich
The ACCC will impose penalties and make compensation orders if businesses fail to comply with unfair contract terms laws.
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.
Pointon Partners
The ACCC is on the prowl for companies that use standard form B2B contracts with terms that may be considered unfair.
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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Mellor Olsson Lawyers
Among other findings, Landmark's conduct was found to be misleading and deceptive or likely to mislead or deceive.
Marque Lawyers
This article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC, competition, consumer law and misleading conduct.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This decision highlights the need for thorough IP due diligence whether you are purchasing or selling a company.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
Some companies have recognised the large amount of unredeemed expired gift cards and so have removed the expiry dates.
Holding Redlich
The Federal Government announced a new round of consultations on measures to strengthen laws on unfair contract terms.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
This article looks at the enforceability of automatic renewal clauses in light of the unfair contract terms regime.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Liability for misleading or deceptive conduct claims pursuant to section 18 of the ACL cannot be excluded by contract.
Gilchrist Connell
Some of the worst examples of misconduct in the financial services industry were set out in this recent FCA judgment.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
2018 has been a tumultuous year for the sector and proposed legislative changes will also impact many franchise systems.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
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