We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 198

Australia: Productivity Commission releases Data Availability and Use Report
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 10 2017

The Productivity Commission's Data Availability and Use Report (Report) was publicly released on 8 May 2017. The Report comes after a year-long public


Australia: Australian Communications and Media Authority review
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 10 2017

On 22 May 2017, the Department of Communications and the Arts published the final report on its review of the Australian Communications and Media


Australia: E-cigarette companies penalised for misleading and deceptive conduct
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 11 2017

On 2 May 2017, the Federal Court of Australia (Court) penalised three online e-cigarette retailers for falsely claiming that their products do not


Australia: Updated Telemarketing and Research Standard
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 15 2017

On 29 March 2017, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) released the Telecommunications (Telemarketing and Research Calls) Industry


The long arm of the Australian Consumer Law
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 25 2016

The Australian Federal Court has clarified when a foreign corporation supplying goods to Australian consumers will be subject to the Australian


Education provider fined A$4.5 million for breaches of Australian Consumer Law
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 11 2017

On 30 May 2017, the Federal Court of Australia (Court) ordered Acquire Learning and Careers Pty Ltd (Acquire) to pay A$4.5 million for its breaches of


Court finds company, directors misled foreign IT job seekers
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • February 1 2010

The Australian Federal Court has declared that Zanok Technologies Pty Ltd (Zanok) had engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct by making false representations to foreign IT job seekers on a number of websites offering various IT job positions, including MyCareer, Seek and Gumtree


Australian Communications & Media Authority steps up consumer protection on mobile premium services
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • November 19 2009

Since the inception of the Mobile Premium Services Code (the Code) on 1 July 2009, which places obligations on mobile premium service providers regarding advertising and improved customer safeguards, the Australian Communications & Media Authority (ACMA) has been disappointed with the initial compliance results


Online retailer changes returns policy following regulator's action
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 9 2009

Australia's leading online retailer, Deals Direct, has changed its returns policy and given court enforceable undertakings following an intervention by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC


Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • November 6 2009

The Senate Economics Legislation Committee has published its inquiry report on the Trade Practices Amendment (Australian Consumer Law) Bill 2009, which will ban unfair terms in standard form business-to-consumer contracts