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ACCC v Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd

Australia - June 24 2014 On 18 June 2014 the Federal Court ruled that Coles engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in contravention of sections 18, 29(1) and 33 of the…

Julie Cox, Ross McLean, Alexander (Alex) Wolff

Australia: Price gouging and COVID-19 - do you know what your obligations are for setting prices?

Australia - April 1 2020 In Brief The COVID-19 crisis has had a severe impact on businesses across the economy, resulting in significant changes in demand for certain…

Samantha Copeland, Lynsey Edgar, Georgina Foster, Jeremy Hardy

Australia: Significantly increased CCA/ACL penalties and prohibitions on Unfair Contract Terms are on the horizon

Australia - October 21 2022 The Treasury Laws Amendment (More Competition, Better Prices) Bill 2022 will, for the first time, apply penalties to unfair contract terms and will…

Anne-Marie Allgrove, Lynsey Edgar, Jonathan L. Flintoft, Georgina Foster, Adrian J. Lawrence, Anne L. Petterd

Australia: Unfair contract terms to become illegal and subject to penalties

Australia - December 8 2020 On 9 November 2020, the Federal Government published a Decision Regulation Impact Statement (Decision RIS), recommending significant reforms…

Lynsey Edgar, Georgina Foster

Australia: Unfair contract terms to become illegal and subject to penalties

Australia - November 13 2020 On 9 November 2020, the Federal Government published a Decision Regulation Impact Statement (Decision RIS), recommending significant reforms…

Lynsey Edgar, Georgina Foster, Sophie Snow