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How the ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry affects your business
The inquiry has provided a platform for the ACCC to seek law reforms that would impact businesses across the board.
Australia
6 Sep 2019
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Nailed! Marque Lawyers semi-regular wrap up of whos been sprung by the ACCC and how much it cost
This article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC, competition, consumer law and misleading conduct.
Australia
23 Apr 2019
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Nailed! Marque lawyers semi-regular wrap up of who has been sprung by the ACCC and how much it cost.
Entertaining summary of a few interesting cases where the ACCC imposed fines on companies and in some cases, directors too.
Australia
25 Sep 2018
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Boom. ACL maximum penalties increase to at least $10M.
Article outlines the new and much higher maximum penalties for ACL breaches.
Australia
5 Sep 2018
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Meriton gets off lightly with $3M fine for fiddling with TripAdvisor reviews
Meriton has been hit with a $3M penalty for false representations based on conduct with its TripAdvisor reviews.
Australia
10 Aug 2018
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Marque Lawyers guide to the Australian Consumer Law amendments
Article highlights the major impending changes to the ACL.
Australia
21 Feb 2018
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Nailed! Marque Lawyers semi­-regular wrap up of whos been sprung by the ACCC and how much it cost
The article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC and misleading claims and excessive payment surcharges.
Australia
10 Jan 2018
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Stopping the fake indigenous art flood – when does cultural appropriation become theft?
Protecting indigenous art is a complex issue, and the first step should be to understand what we really want to protect.
Australia
18 Feb 2017
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B2B and the ACCC – Unfair T&C's for small business
The ACL has extended further protection to small businesses from unfair terms and conditions in standard form contracts.
Australia
30 Jan 2017
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Harry Potter and the curse of bait advertising
It's against the law to advertise goods or services at a particular price unless you have reasonable supplies available.
Australia
19 Aug 2016
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Do I really need to give a refund?
The Australian Consumer Law is a nationwide law that protects consumers' rights.
Australia
6 Dec 2015
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When matching dresses are illegal – paid to post? Disclosing commercial relationships on social media
Online reviews (including promotions by bloggers on social media) should be transparent about commercial relationships.
Australia
1 May 2015
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Why Coles got off lightly paying $10 million in penalties for unconscionable conduct
The ACCC alleged that Coles bullied suppliers and Coles consented to court orders that it pay $10 million in penalties.
Australia
13 Jan 2015
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The road less travelled: ACCC takes Coles on for unconscionable conduct
The ACCC has commenced proceedings against Coles for alleged unconscionable conduct towards its suppliers.
Australia
16 May 2014
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Dropbox and the sneaky arbitration clause – can they avoid Australia’s unfair contracts law?
Dropbox Terms of Service state that any disputes will be subject to arbitration in the US under the laws of California.
Australia
1 Mar 2014
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A Very Nailed Christmas: 5 things you need to know about ACL consumer guarantees
The ACCC is all about consumer rights this Christmas and our gift to you is our top 5 things about consumer guarantees.
Australia
26 Dec 2013
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Comparative advertising: Specsavers v Luxottica advertising case causes quite a spectacle
There's a fine line between acceptable advertising BS, or puffery, and misleading or deceptive conduct.
Australia
22 Jul 2013
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Vitaminwater does not just contain vitamins and water. Surprised?
The drink vitaminwater leaves out one key ingredient from its name: sugar.
Australia
26 Jan 2013
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Strict requirements for defects warranties are now in effect. Are you compliant?
All product and defect warranty information given to consumers must comply with Competition and Consumer Regulation 90.
Australia
31 Jan 2012
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