Mondaq Australia: Consumer Protection
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.
Cooper Grace Ward
This case highlights the high threshold to be met for a court to consider an entity guilty of unconscionable conduct.
Bryks Lawyers
These are three key cases that deal with the continuing focus area of the protection of consumers and small businesses.
Barraket Stanton
If your RTO is a trustee, a quick restructure may be in order to be an Approved Course Provider of VET Student Loans.
Cooper Grace Ward
Courts will examine the conduct of the respondent throughout ACCC investigations and litigation, to consider penalties.
Clayton Utz
The decision in ACCC v Reckitt Benckiser certainly suggests that larger penalties may be awarded in future cases.
Marque Lawyers
The ACL has extended further protection to small businesses from unfair terms and conditions in standard form contracts.
Clayton Utz
Marked-down prices for sales can give rise to some complicated legal issues if they take the form of "was/now" pricing.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Universities should consider taking steps to mitigate their risk against any student claims of educational negligence.
Pointon Partners
This case has clarified the protection of reputation where misleading or deceptive conduct were claimed to have arisen.
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Holding Redlich
These enforcement actions highlight the importance of early cooperation with the regulators to avoid the worst outcomes.
Holding Redlich
Key competition issues, consumer protection action, and upcoming regulatory action are included in the ACCC report.
HHG Legal Group
The article considers terms commonly found in construction contracts that might be set aside or amended as being unfair.
Clayton Utz
The Privacy Act, the Spam Act, and codes all affect your use of details from online shoppers who do not complete a sale.
Holding Redlich
The newsletter includes summaries and links to recent media releases, and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Stacks Law Firm
Progress is being made in the battle against online scams, particularly those using social media to find their victims.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
These amendments are intended to simplify the country of origin labelling regime to provide more clarity for businesses.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Clayton Utz
Unlike some countries, Australia does not have a specific regime that regulates negative option billing programs.
DibbsBarker
If the ACCC considers a breach of the ACL has occurred, it is prepared to take action against foreign-based businesses.
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