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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


Going to Market - Consumer law update - April 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • April 12 2016

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


An Overarching Principle of Good Faith in Australia: Have we Reached Valhalla?
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • April 4 2016

By its very nature, capitalism epitomises struggle. Just as the God of Norse mythology, Odin, would reward a fallen warrior's struggle with a seat in


Going to Market - Consumer law update - February 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • February 4 2016

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


Normal transition restored: “Agreed penalties” reinstated!
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • January 7 2016

The High Court has re-established the long-standing practice of regulators (such as the ACCC, ASIC and ATO) and respondents negotiating and submitting