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Penalty judgement entered after ACCC takes action on fake testimonials

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 14 2014

On 17 January 2014, the Federal Court handed down judgment against P & N Pty Ltd, P& N NSW Pty Ltd (trading as Euro Solar) and Worldwide Energy and

Google AdWords and the UK Interflora case

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 19 2013

For some businesses, Google AdWords offers an easy means of increasing brand recognition and profile amidst almost endless search engine results

ACCC aims to take Coles down, down in unconscionable conduct claim

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 16 2014

After an investigation spanning more than two years, the ACCC has now commenced proceedings against Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Limited and

Differing approaches by English and Australian courts to defamation on social media

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 26 2014

In a judgment handed down on 29 November 2013 in Mickle v Farley, Judge Elkaim of the District Court of NSW found that a former Orange High School

Think before you type (take six): Seafolly liable for retaliation

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 18 2014

In 2013, we reported on the outcome of the Federal Court decision of Madden v Seafolly Pty Ltd, where Ms Leah Madden, principal and designer of the

No protectionism in gambling’s free trade

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 7 2012

The Australian betting industry has boomed in recent years as private betting agencies have gained greater foothold in the market and governments have abandoned their holdings in state based TAB operations effectively developing a national betting market

Specsavers loses eye case Luxottica glasses raised once again

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 31 2013

Upon setting up in Australia about 5 years ago, Specsavers has fought hard to achieve a share of a retail optometry market reportedly worth over $1b a

Con or 'mere conduit'? Lessons from ACCC v Google Inc

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 24 2012

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has succeeded on appeal in the Full Federal Court in its submission that Google Inc had engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in the publication of sponsored links on the Google search website

ASIC releases draft regulatory guidelines on advertising financial products and advice services

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 30 2011

ASIC recently released a consultation paper dealing with best practice guidance for the advertising of financial products and financial advice

The leagues strike back

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
  • -
  • June 7 2012

The Full Federal Court has unanimously overturned an earlier trial judge’s decision in favour of Optus (as reported in E-Bulletin - March 2012