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Recent ACCC Cases highlight the importance of Competition and Consumer Law Compliance Programs in Australia
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia
  • May 24 2016

A recent penalty against laundry detergent market participants shows keeping clean from a competition perspective, has never been more important

Antitrust Alert: Australian Court Holds U.S. Online Company Liable for Breach of Australian Consumer Law
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • May 13 2016

The Federal Court of Australia has held that United States company Valve Corporation, through its online gaming platform, engaged in misleading or

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

ACCC’s big week of penalties
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • May 7 2016

The past week has seen the Federal Court of Australia hand down pecuniary penalties in five different matters - bringing a total of $38 million for

ZOMG! ACCC beats US gamers Valve and proves ACL applies to foreign companies
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 3 2016

The consumer watchdog has successfully prosecuted a US computer software company for misleading consumers in Australia. The case has big ramifications

Reckitt Benckiser must pay the penalty for using misleading labels in its Nurofen Specific Pain Range
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • May 2 2016

The Federal Court has ordered Reckitt Benckiser (Australia) to pay a civil penalty of $1.7 million for breaching the Australian Consumer Law in its

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

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

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

Overseas software suppliers bound by Australian Consumer Law
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia, USA
  • April 18 2016

Overseas suppliers of software and related services regularly query whether they are required to comply with the Australian Consumer Law (ACL