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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, Bruce Lloyd, Elizabeth Richmond, 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, Bruce Lloyd, Elizabeth Richmond, Mihkel Wilding

ACCC to request information on claims of legal professional privilege

Australia - August 18 2022 The ACCC cannot compel the production of documents that would disclose information that is the subject of legal professional privilege (section…

Amy Hayes

What’s your data worth: Google hit with $60m penalty for misleading consumers about data collection and use

Australia - August 18 2022 Businesses that regularly interact with consumers need to have consumer laws front of mind, particularly when dealing with the collection and use of…

Amy Hayes, Lindsay Norton

Federal Court hands down first-ever sentences against individuals for engaging in criminal cartel conduct

Australia - June 14 2022 On 9 June 2022, Justice Wendy Abraham of the Federal Court of Australia sentenced four individuals to prison for being knowingly concerned in…

Damiano Fritz, Lindsay Norton