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Valve ordered to pay A$3 million in penalties for consumer law breaches
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 10 2017

On 23 December 2016, the Federal Court ordered Valve Corporation


Australia - Productivity Commission draft report: Consumer Law Enforcement and Administration
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

On 8 December 2016, the Productivity Commission (Commission) released a draft report on the arrangements for administering and enforcing the


Australia - Unfair contract terms laws extended to small business contracts
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 4 2016

On 12 November 2016, the unfair contract terms laws began applying to small business contracts. A court may now declare void 'unfair' terms in


Australian Privacy Principles: Key Messages from the Ashley Madison Investigation
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia, Canada
  • August 29 2016

The Australian Privacy Commissioner has released a joint report with the Privacy Commissioner of Canada regarding the data breach in July and August


Australia - When the consumer watchdog bites: The Community Network ordered to pay penalties of $230,000 for unconscionable, misleading and deceptive conduct
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 16 2016

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered Multimedia International Services Pty Ltd, trading as The Community Network (TCN), to pay penalties


The long arm of the Australian Consumer Law
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 25 2016

The Australian Federal Court has clarified when a foreign corporation supplying goods to Australian consumers will be subject to the Australian


Review of Australian Consumer Law Begins
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 25 2016

The first review of the Australia Consumer Law (ACL) since its commencement on 1 January 2011 has officially begun, with Consumer Affairs Australia


Australia - Telco to compensate customers after regulator investigation
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • February 29 2016

Telecommunications company Exetel has agreed to amend its standard form agreement and compensate consumers following an ACCC investigation into its


Australian Consumer Law set for review
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 23 2015

The Australian Government is planning a review of the Australian Consumer Law ("ACL") in 2016. The review was planned as an implementation review as


Australia is a step closer to mandatory data breach notification legislation
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 23 2015

Australia is getting closer to joining the growing list of countries with a mandatory data breach notification scheme. We are currently witnessing a