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A Messi patchwork of image rights
Individuals must use a combination of copyright, consumer law, trade mark and common law rights to protect their image.
Australia
22 Jul 2016
2
Australian Consumer Law trumps Choice of Law clause
Although the agreement tried to substitute Washington State law, the ACL applied to the supply under the contract.
Australia
6 Jun 2016
3
The perils of misleading your prospective employees
When considering hiring a new employee, employers must treat the making of predictions or forecasts with extreme caution.
Australia
23 May 2016
4
Unfair business contracts
New legislation will change the way that small businesses can negotiate and contract with other businesses.
Australia
22 Mar 2016
5
Important news for small business: New laws offer protection against unfair contracts
From 2017, small businesses will have the same protection against unfair contract terms that ordinary consumers enjoy.
Australia
1 Mar 2016
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Important news for small business: New laws will offer protection against unfair contracts
Small businesses will have the same protection against unfair contract terms that ordinary consumers currently enjoy.
Australia
24 Feb 2016
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New NSW property laws for a New Year! Real estate agents who underquote are the target
Underquoting is an unflavoured practice to attract interest in a property, similar to "bait and switch" advertising.
Australia
24 Feb 2016
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Arming David with a shield: Unfair contract protections for small business
If you operate a small business, it is important to be aware of these consumer protections when negotiating contracts.
Australia
30 Oct 2015
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Am I liable for misleading information supplied by someone else?
If you or your business disseminate information provided by others, the information could be incorrect or misleading.
Australia
28 Aug 2015
10
Can I write an article about my business competitor?
If you run a business and publish industry articles, there is a fine line between general comment and commercial conduct.
Australia
26 Jun 2015
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Recent ACCC enforcement activities serve up 'food for thought'
Recent ACCC enforcement activities have focused on false credence claims in relation to food products.
Australia
15 Jul 2014
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Consumer guarantees: Don't get caught out and find yourself past the point of "No Returns"
It also doesn't matter if your staff didn't mean to mislead your customers - your business can still be liable.
Australia
16 Jun 2014
13
Recent developments in buying and selling business
The article lists 5 things anyone buying or selling a business today should consider to avoid falling into common traps.
Australia
28 Sep 2013
14
ACCC takes first enforcement action under "Unfair Contract" laws in the Australian Consumer Law
The ACCC took enforcement action against standard form consumer contract terms which were unfair and unenforceable.
Australia
19 May 2013
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Business owners - take care when buying sponsored links
Google merely passed on information provided from the advertiser so was not engaging in misleading or deceptive conduct.
Australia
20 Mar 2013
16
Down, down, prices are down ... or are they?
Retailers must not mislead customers about the amount of money they are saving during advertised sale periods.
Australia
23 Feb 2013
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ACMA agrees to register the Telecommunications Consumer Protection Code
ACMA believes that the registration of the TCP Code will benefit both the industry participants and consumers alike.
Australia
20 Aug 2012
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Proposed changes to credit reporting
The proposed changes aim to give consumers increased power to access and correct credit information reported about them.
Australia
20 May 2012
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Accidents happen: The Importance of Appointing your Enduring Guardian and Enduring Power of Attorney
You can decide now who should make sensitive decisions for you if you ever lost the capacity to make them yourself.
Australia
25 Apr 2012
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ACCC cracks down on "free range" claims
Any producer or seller must take care to ensure that the labelling and marketing of their goods is accurate and clear.
Australia
21 Feb 2012
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