Mondaq Australia: Consumer Protection
Madgwicks
Under the Australian Consumer Law, agents may be liable where that information is considered misleading or deceptive.
Madgwicks
A disclaimer is only one factor that points to whether or not a person has engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct.
Holding Redlich
This decision ushers in a new era of tough penalties, meaning compliance with consumer law obligations is now critical.
Holding Redlich
Links to media releases and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Holding Redlich
Links to media releases, in practice, regulations and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Cooper Grace Ward
The Department argued that the teacher's physical symptoms rendered her unable to safely perform her duties as a teacher.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
Some companies have recognised the large amount of unredeemed expired gift cards and so have removed the expiry dates.
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.
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Cooper Grace Ward
To minimise future disputes, schools should ensure their enrolment forms allow separated parents to convey their wishes.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This decision highlights the need for thorough IP due diligence whether you are purchasing or selling a company.
Cooper Grace Ward
Schools should have plans and procedures to respond to data breaches, to help avoid any possible reputational harm.
Madgwicks
Under the Australian Consumer Law, agents may be liable where that information is considered misleading or deceptive.
Holding Redlich
This bulletin includes links to recent media releases and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Holding Redlich
Links to media releases and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Cooper Grace Ward
Employers should still be careful before using a new incident as justification to terminate an individual's employment.
Bryks Lawyers
The current regime has created ambiguity, uncertainty and practical difficulties for businesses in complying with the law.
Cooper Grace Ward
The Department argued that the teacher's physical symptoms rendered her unable to safely perform her duties as a teacher.
Holding Redlich
Links to media releases, in practice, regulations and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
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