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Game Over: Federal Court finds Valve in Breach of Australian Consumer Law

Australia - July 5 2016 On 24 March 2016, Justice Edelman of the Federal Court of Australia handed down a judgment against American company Valve Corporation (Valve) in the…

Alexandra Britt.

Legitimate shopping scheme or pyramid scheme?

Australia - December 1 2014 The ACCC commences Federal Court proceedings in respect of possible breaches of the pyramid scheme and referral sale prohibitions contained in the…

When will independent contractors be considered employees? The Australian Federal Court considers this issue in the context of the direct selling industry

Australia - May 26 2016 Determining whether a worker is an employee rather than an independent contractor can be difficult! The Australian Federal Court was recently…

Martin O'Connor.

ACCC v Lux: the federal court provides clarity on unconscionable conduct provisions under the ACL

Australia - March 24 2014 The Full Federal Court judgment in ACCC v Lux (2013),1 marks a significant decision on the application of the prohibition against unconscionable…

Mary Huang.

Foodies beware! - ACCC cracks down on misleading and deceptive credence claims

Australia - October 22 2013 In recent times, it is well recognised that consumers are prepared to pay more for food products that have "organic" qualities or have been…