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Australia builds its open data economy: Consumer Data Right (CDR) passes parliament
All businesses that collect and handle consumer data should now familiarise themselves with the key aspects of the CDR.
Australia
15 Aug 2019
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Media and advertising markets. Smoke but no fire? Competition enforcement after the ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry
Article discusses the scope of the competition assessments in the ACCC's Final Report, the gaps & how they will be filled.
Australia
6 Aug 2019
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A blueprint for re-regulating the tech sector: ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report released
Article discusses ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report and comments on where to from here.
Australia
30 Jul 2019
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Back to the future: ACCC releases its Preliminary Digital Platforms Inquiry Report
The broad scope of the Inquiry terms of reference ensured that it had implications beyond competition and consumer laws.
Australia
19 Dec 2018
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A new era in Consumer Law penalties? Federal Court orders record amounts against director and corporation
The decision imposed the largest penalty orders against an individual and against a corporation, for breaches of the ACL.
Australia
17 Dec 2018
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Marketing lessons learned from the ACCC and ASIC
When representing products and services via promotions or offers to consumers, businesses should avoid certain issues.
Australia
12 Nov 2018
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The new Consumer Data Right (CDR) - Issues and opportunities
The proposed legislation has been released for public comment, and may be altered depending on submissions received.
Australia
10 Sep 2018
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ACCC gets a bigger stick: Maximum penalty for breaching the Australian Consumer Law substantially increases
These increases align the maximum penalties under the ACL with the maximum penalties under CCA competition provisions.
Australia
8 Sep 2018
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Exclusive jurisdiction clause trumped by claims under the Australian Consumer Law
McNabb was ordered not to interfere with the HIC claims, pending determination of HIC's application before the court.
Australia
10 Aug 2018
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Supreme Court shuts the door on excluding liability for misleading or deceptive conduct claims
Liability for misleading or deceptive conduct claims pursuant to section 18 of the ACL cannot be excluded by contract.
Australia
17 Jul 2018
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By Forge! The conduct of management in cash flow crisis not misleading.
3 former executives were held not to have engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct when trying to address a cash flow crisis.
Australia
29 May 2018
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What trends are emerging from unfair contract term actions brought by the ACCC?
Four common types of contract term have been the subject of successful challenges by the ACCC across multiple decisions.
Australia
23 Mar 2018
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Australian Consumer Law: what you need to know about the proposed changes
Various changes to ACL are proposed including to significantly increase the maximum penalties to align them with the CCA.
Australia
27 Feb 2018
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Proposed amendments to Australian Consumer Law are set to make class actions easier
The exposure draft has a proposal to enable private litigants to rely on facts admitted in ACCC enforcement proceedings.
Australia
17 Feb 2018
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Trade Promotions Tips n Tricks: Influencer marketing guidelines
Tips n' Tricks provides a snapshot of key learnings, topical issues and regulatory changes in the Trade Promotions industry. .
Australia
14 Feb 2018
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Could cyber security class actions be on their way to Australia?
More high profile data breaches and attacks globally mean that a cyber security class action is also likely in Australia.
Australia
22 Nov 2017
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No merit in Meritons conduct: Federal Court finds serviced apartment operator misled consumers on Tripadvisor
Efforts to prevent guests from posting negative online reviews are likely to mislead or deceive in contravention of the ACL.
Australia
14 Nov 2017
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New country of origin amendments to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)
These amendments are intended to simplify the country of origin labelling regime to provide more clarity for businesses.
Australia
29 Mar 2017
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Compulsory data breach notification will also highlight contractual obligations
Privacy legislation requiring notification of data breaches will shortly become federal law.
Australia
8 Nov 2016
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Not worth the regulatory gamble
This judgment provides guidance on how the Court will assess penalties for making false representations made online.
Australia
20 Jun 2016
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