Mondaq Australia: Consumer Protection
HHG Legal Group
Even if the express product-warranty has lapsed, you may still have rights under the ACL depending on the circumstances.
Jones Day
Product recalls are becoming increasingly common. The ACCC and industry-specific regulators are very active in both overseeing product recalls and prosecuting non-compliance with legislative requirements.
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 draft Rules provide guidance on the implementation of the Consumer Data Right (CDR), and how data can be requested.
Holding Redlich
The Federal Government announced a new round of consultations on measures to strengthen laws on unfair contract terms.
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
Case shows that creditors should not have to suffer a reduced dividend due to illegal action by a company or individual.
Kott Gunning
Your credit information is retained for a certain period of time, after which it must be removed from your credit report.
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.
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Kott Gunning
Your credit information is retained for a certain period of time, after which it must be removed from your credit report.
Holding Redlich
The Federal Government announced a new round of consultations on measures to strengthen laws on unfair contract terms.
Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers
Leases and property rental agreements should be checked for potentially unfair terms to avoid an ACCC investigation.
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 draft Rules provide guidance on the implementation of the Consumer Data Right (CDR), and how data can be requested.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
This article looks at the enforceability of automatic renewal clauses in light of the unfair contract terms regime.
Barraket Stanton
The ACCC has identified lack of competition for the supply of wine grapes as one of the major concerns by grape growers.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Liability for misleading or deceptive conduct claims pursuant to section 18 of the ACL cannot be excluded by contract.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
Article discusses consumer guarantees under the Australian Consumer Law.
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
Case shows that creditors should not have to suffer a reduced dividend due to illegal action by a company or individual.
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