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Pokies player loses case in the Federal Court that a poker machine is misleading or deceptive
The impressions and expectations of a hypothetical person could be important to the success or failure of such a claim.
Australia
5 Mar 2018
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ACCC announces compliance and enforcement priorities for 2018
Businesses should expect the ACCC to be proactive during 2018 and to seek to enforce the new provisions of the CCA.
Australia
2 Mar 2018
3
Online distributors selling into Australia can be caught by the Australian Consumer Law, Court confirms
The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) applies to overseas-based online operators that sell products into Australia.
Australia
2 Feb 2018
4
Online reviews: do not get tripped up by the Australian Consumer Law
The ACCC has published a guide about online reviews called: Online reviews—a guide for business and review platforms.
Australia
2 Feb 2018
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New car retail industry on notice: ACCC releases final report
Australian car dealers and importers will need to upgrade their consumer law compliance to avoid ACCC investigations.
Australia
22 Dec 2017
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More competition can flow from Tatts/Tabcorp merger, says the Australian Competition Tribunal
ACT confirms that in certain circumstances, a merger in a competitive market can be good for consumers.
Australia
28 Nov 2017
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Bad hair day for Aldi: - natural - marketing claims contravened the Australian Consumer Law
The marketing of products as "natural" when they do not contain natural ingredients, is likely to contravene the ACL.
Australia
25 Nov 2017
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The gift that keeps on giving: gift cards to last longer as NSW passes new laws prohibiting expiry dates of less than three years
NSW businesses should review terms and conditions of their gift cards to ensure that they comply with these new laws.
Australia
13 Nov 2017
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The potential cost of free labour: what makes an intern an employee?
An intern arrangement must be structured as a vocational placement where the main purpose benefits the student or worker.
Australia
30 Oct 2017
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ACCC wins first B2B unfair contract terms case
Eight terms in the standard form contract used to engage small businesses were declared to be unfair and therefore void.
Australia
28 Oct 2017
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Which parts of the Australian Consumer Law are going to be amended? Ministers agree to CAANZ recommendations
Some important changes are on the way for the Australian Consumer Law, with more possible changes following assessment.
Australia
29 Sep 2017
12
Taking out the trash: ACCC brings first unfair contract terms case
Businesses should take particular care to review the terms of their standard form B2B contracts with small business.
Australia
17 Sep 2017
13
Termination of the Murdoch University Enterprise Agreement and its impact on future bargaining
The decision has significant implications for future enterprise agreement negotiations in the tertiary education sector.
Australia
11 Sep 2017
14
ACCC new car market study: What does it mean?
The ACCC report alerts vehicle manufacturers to potential further enforcement actions and a perceived need for reform.
Australia
22 Aug 2017
15
CAANZ final report into a review of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) says … tougher penalties!
Higher penalties and expanded protections could be on the way, if these CAANZ recommendations of are implemented.
Australia
14 May 2017
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Managing litigation risk - Part 1: stop disputes arising
Sensible and practical steps should help your business to reduce the risk of disputes from arising in the first place.
Australia
14 May 2017
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Open data and mandatory comprehensive credit reporting on the way for banks and fintech?
This report recommends the introduction of a "Comprehensive Right" right for consumers to access their "consumer data".
Australia
11 May 2017
18
Playing by the rules: the law of social media competitions and promotions
Online competitions or promotions could inadvertently expose businesses to financial penalties and reputational damage.
Australia
2 May 2017
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Getting to no - making sure your negative option billing program is lawful
Unlike some countries, Australia does not have a specific regime that regulates negative option billing programs.
Australia
17 Apr 2017
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Abandoned online shopping carts – how to exploit them without breaching the law
The Privacy Act, the Spam Act, and codes all affect your use of details from online shoppers who do not complete a sale.
Australia
2 Apr 2017
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