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New lemon laws for purchase of defective motor vehicles in force from 1 September
The laws give buyers greater protections when purchasing older vehicles and allow easier enforcement of consumer rights.
Australia
4 Sep 2019
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Unfair contract terms under examination in recent JJ Richards & Sons case
This is the first decision to examine the application of the unfair contract terms regime to small business contracts
Australia
24 Oct 2017
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Have you reviewed your independent contractor agreements for small business?
The amendments to protect small businesses from unfair contract terms in contract arrangements has come into force.
Australia
 
23 May 2017
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Woolies ‘Mind the Gap' scheme found not to be unconscionable
This case highlights the high threshold to be met for a court to consider an entity guilty of unconscionable conduct.
Australia
14 Feb 2017
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Game over – Valve ordered to pay $3 million for consumer law breaches
Courts will examine the conduct of the respondent throughout ACCC investigations and litigation, to consider penalties.
Australia
13 Feb 2017
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Foreign corporations selling in Australia can be caught by the ACL
Foreign corporations can be guilty of misleading or deceptive conduct when supplying goods or services to consumers.
Australia
15 Apr 2016
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Bill extending unfair contract terms for small business passes Queensland Parliament
Small businesses will soon have to review their standard commercial arrangements to ensure their terms are not unfair.
Australia
26 Oct 2015
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High Court makes it harder for financial advisers to apportion claims
This decision limited the application of the apportionment regime to claims of misleading and deceptive conduct only.
Australia
25 May 2015
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Motor vehicle manufacturers and dealers should review capped price servicing arrangements to avoid issues with ACCC
The ACCC has taken action after completing an investigation into Kia Motors' capped price servicing advertisements.
Australia
11 Mar 2015
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Unfair terms in motor vehicle supply contracts in New South Wales
The new law deals with unfair terms and unjust conduct in contracts for the supply of motor vehicles to motor dealers.
Australia
14 Feb 2014
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ACCC calls foul on Fisher & Paykel's promotion of extended warranties
A recent case considered communications regarding extended warranties under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).
Australia
19 Nov 2013
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ACCC and Federal Court crack down on unfair contract terms
Businesses that use standard form contracts must review their provisions to ensure they would not be considered unfair.
Australia
7 Aug 2013
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Caution needed with price reduction advertising
These recent Federal Court decisions illustrate misleading and deceptive conduct when advertising price reductions.
Australia
10 Mar 2013
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Developer's marketing held to be misleading and deceptive
This case highlights the need for caution by property developers when dealing with prospective tenants and purchasers.
Australia
14 Oct 2012
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