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ACCC recommends new measures for digital platforms to address “significant” harms

Australia - November 14 2022 The report considers competition and consumer issues identified in the course of the Digital Platform Services Inquiry, the ACCC’s Digital…

Michael Corrigan, Elizabeth Richmond, Kirsten Webb, Mihkel Wilding

Time to get ready for unfair contract terms changes (and higher penalties too)

Australia - October 31 2022 With the unfair contract terms prohibitions set to take effect within around 12 months, now is the time for consumer-facing businesses to carefully…

Michael Corrigan, Adrian Kuti, Elizabeth Richmond, Kirsten Webb, Mihkel Wilding

ACCC flags tougher standards for environmental claims in upcoming greenwashing sweep

Australia - September 21 2022 Australian businesses should be reviewing their environmental claims in readiness for an upcoming sweep by the Australian Competition and Consumer…

Michael Corrigan, Adrian Kuti, Elizabeth Richmond, Kirsten Webb, Mihkel Wilding

Beware! Substantially higher penalties for competition and consumer law breaches are on the cards

Australia - August 19 2022 Consider making a comment by 29th August on the proposed increases in competition and consumer law penalties…

Michael Corrigan, Adrian Kuti, Elizabeth Richmond, Kirsten Webb, Mihkel Wilding

Automotive snapshot: RVSA transitional period, regulators' priorities, General Safety Provision, automotive class actions

Australia, Global, USA - April 21 2022 On 1 July 2021, the Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018 (Cth) (RVSA) and the Road Vehicle Standards Rules 2019 replaced the Motor Vehicle Standards Act…

Adrian Kuti, Chris McLeod, Andrew Morrison, Alexandra Rose, Mihkel Wilding, Greg Williams