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Google judgment: ACCC continues to target misleading representations about data collection practices

Australia - April 29 2021 Described by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) as "a world-first enforcement action", the decision, though only a "partial"…

Amy Hayes, Lindsay Norton, Mary Still.

More sectors to be critical infrastructure, increased obligations, and wider government powers in draft Bill - so comment now

Australia - November 20 2020 An exposure draft of the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill would significantly broaden the application of the existing…

Simon Brady, Sergio Capelli, John Collins, Emma Covacevich, Nicholas Fletcher, Paul Fontanot, Dan Howard, Bruce Lloyd, Rory Moriarty, Alexander Schlosser, Faith Taylor, Joel Von Thien.

Big changes ahead for the unfair contract term laws

Australia - November 11 2020 The laws of unfair contract terms (UCT) have been a hot topic in 2020. The ACCC has been actively enforcing the law and calling for penalties to…

Michael Corrigan, Linda Evans, Steven Klimt, Adrian Kuti, Bruce Lloyd, Elizabeth Richmond, Peter Sise, Mihkel Wilding.

"Context is all": Court confirms test and principles for false, misleading or deceptive conduct

Australia - October 1 2020 A recent decision of the Federal Court confirms the "ordinary and reasonable" consumer test under the Australian Consumer Law; rejects the test…

Damiano Fritz, Mary Still, Kent Teague.

ACCC's 2020 priorities: Digital economy, construction, electricity and food suppliers all under the microscope

Australia - March 5 2020 Australian businesses should endeavour to take a proactive approach to engaging with the ACCC's concerns, ensure that they have robust compliance…

Mihkel Wilding.