Mondaq Australia: Consumer Protection
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.
Madgwicks
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.
Carroll & O'Dea
Article discusses the Religious Discrimination Bill and focuses on discrimination in education.
Hazelbrook Legal
The readability & enforceability of the online contracts is an important legal issue which is discussed here.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, in practice & regulation and recent cases relating to C&C law.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
A general safety provision would impose an obligation on suppliers to not supply unsafe products to Australian consumers.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Discussion about new law that all gift cards must have a minimum three year expiry period - up to $30,000 for non-compliance.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Article discusses two proposals after a review of nutrition labelling for sugar.
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
The premise of these arrangements allows consumers to obtain goods/services immediately and to pay for them over time.
Cooper Grace Ward
The laws give buyers greater protections when purchasing older vehicles and allow easier enforcement of consumer rights.
Holding Redlich
The ACCC alleged that a number of HealthEngine's practices were misleading and deceptive conduct in breach of the ACL.
Dentons
The ACCC claimed that Kimberly-Clark Australia Pty Ltd (KCA) had contravened the Australian Consumer Law by marketing its Kleenex Cottonelle Flushable
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Recent proceedings initiated by ACCC remind us that you cannot make blanket No Refund statements about goods or services.
Davies Collison Cave
On 26 July 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released its final Digital Platforms Inquiry report relating to the impact of online search engines, social media
Davies Collison Cave
The Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) Act 2019 was passed on 1 August 2019 and the first stage will come into effect in February 2020. The legislation introduces data portability
Davies Collison Cave
This is the first in a monthly series detailing updates on developments in competition and consumer law in Australia, including the activities of Australia's competition and consumer regulator
Williams + Hughes
These cases demonstrate the ACCC's willingness to crack down on the use of unfair contract terms by all businesses.
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Holding Redlich
The Federal Government is yet to make good on its pre-election promise to strengthen the unfair contract term regime.
Clyde & Co
The fast pace of regulatory change in Australia continues in 2019. This report sets out a summary of the key regulatory trends that are confronting ...
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, in practice & regulation and recent cases relating to C&C law.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The ACCC could pursue enforcement action under competition or consumer protection laws to address data privacy issues.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Evan Meneses is a student from Adelaide High School, who helped to coordinate Australia's "School Strike for Climate".
Hazelbrook Legal
The readability & enforceability of the online contracts is an important legal issue which is discussed here.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Consumers should be able to switch service providers and services easily, without any of the cost involved to date.
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
The premise of these arrangements allows consumers to obtain goods/services immediately and to pay for them over time.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Discussion about new law that all gift cards must have a minimum three year expiry period - up to $30,000 for non-compliance.
Clyde & Co
In the Final Report (Final Report) of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industy (Royal Commission) ...
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