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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
An upward trend in penalties being ordered by courts for breaches of the Australian Consumer Law seems to be emerging.
Holley Nethercote commercial & financial services lawyers
All businesses are legally responsible for the content of the promotional material that they publish or otherwise make public.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The article sets out a high-level update of where we're at with the CDR, an overview of the Rules and what's coming next.
Bryks Lawyers
The ACCC is committed to cracking down on businesses that mislead consumers as to their remedies pursuant to the ACL.
Stacks Law Firm
Discussion about the complications surrounding the food labelling laws and contains links to further related articles.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Consumer credit providers in Australia have been eagerly awaiting ASIC's updated regulatory guide on the responsible lending laws (RG 209), which landed on 9 December 2019
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
Article discusses how ASIC is concerned for the risk to consumers creating or exacerbating debt through new B-N-P-L options.
Marque Lawyers
This article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC, consumer law, competition and misleading conduct.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The recommendations in the ACCC's final report on loyalty schemes have implications for all businesses that collect and use personal information.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, in practice & regulation and recent cases relating to C&C law.
Holding Redlich
The ACCC proceedings will be important in increasing consumer awareness of how Google uses their personal information.
Williams + Hughes
Under new laws businesses must display the total price for the goods and services including all pre-selected optional items.
Davies Collison Cave
Justice Banks-Smith has found that the hair regrowth company Ashley & Martin used unfair terms in certain standard form customer contracts.
Bartier Perry
Manufacturers and distributors could be in trouble from the ACL if they incorrectly use star ratings or rankings.
Williams + Hughes
Mandatory wording requirements in relation to supply of services & also supply of goods with services took effect on 09.06.19.
When you make representations (verbal, written, or by conduct), be aware that they are not in contravention of the ACL!
Holding Redlich
Article contains links to media releases, in practice & regulations & recent cases relating to competition & consumer law.
Hazelbrook Legal
The readability & enforceability of the online contracts is an important legal issue which is discussed here.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
A general safety provision would impose an obligation on suppliers to not supply unsafe products to Australian consumers.
DLA Piper
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