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ACCC gives Meriton zero stars for online review conduct
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • November 29 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against Meriton Property Services Pty Ltd


General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before


The road rules of the sharing economy
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • November 4 2016

Fasten your seatbelts, because the ACCC has published new guides for online platform operators and traders in the sharing economy. Online platform


Media Reform Update
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • September 7 2016

The Government has reintroduced changes to the media ownership and control laws under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 (Cth) (BSA). The


Going to Market - consumer law update - May 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • May 12 2016

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law are high with increased penalties, new fair trading and consumer credit regimes and more


BREAKING NEWS Two days, $40 million in fines: Large companies breach competition and consumer laws
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • May 2 2016

In three separate decisions in the space of two days, the Federal Court of Australia ordered two multi-national companies and a large Australian


The long arm of the Australian Consumer Law reaches offshore
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • April 29 2016

On 24 March 2016, the Federal Court held that Valve Corporation (Valve) - a company based in the United States that operates an online game


ACCC puts a red light on Europcar’s unfair contract terms
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • April 22 2016

The Federal Court has declared that Europcar Australia’s 2013 standard rental agreement contained a number of unfair terms and that it had made false


There’s to be no more drip pricing of booking fees since the Jetstar decision
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • February 15 2016

The ACCC has forced Jetstar and Virgin to warn people who are Booking online that a Booking fee may be payable when a flight is selected, instead of


How the Nurofen Specific Pain Range marketing strategy was undone as misleading by the ACCC
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • January 12 2016

It was a brilliant marketing strategy instead of marketing the fast-acting Nurofen for pain relief as one product effective for a range of pains (as