Mondaq Australia: Consumer Protection
Jones Day
These obligations are increasingly a focus for the ACCC.
Marque Lawyers
The article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC and misleading claims and excessive payment surcharges.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The warning was issued because of an increase in complaints regarding cosmetic procedures undertaken in cosmetic clinics.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Volume 13 and the recommendations of the Royal Commission should be mandatory reading for all educational professionals.
Clayton Utz
Australian car dealers and importers will need to upgrade their consumer law compliance to avoid ACCC investigations.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Many businesses today rely on social media and positive reviews to attract business. Consumers like to read reviews before staying at a hotel or holiday destination or trying a new product or service.
Stacks Law Firm
We should recognise the scams that target us by phone, email or social media, but some people are still being caught.
Pointon Partners
The decision was a test case for the ACCC to enforce its newly expanded unfair contract terms regime to small business.
Pointon Partners
Good documentation will protect the Kindergarten and ensure that the managers each understand their respective roles.
Bryks Lawyers
Retailers should ensure they understand all rights and responsibilities to consumers under the Australian Consumer Law.
Clayton Utz
ACT confirms that in certain circumstances, a merger in a competitive market can be good for consumers. .
Stacks Law Firm
Consumer watchdogs are cracking down on companies that make false or misleading claims in the marketing of the business.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Efforts to prevent guests from posting negative online reviews are likely to mislead or deceive in contravention of the ACL.
Clayton Utz
NSW businesses should review terms and conditions of their gift cards to ensure that they comply with these new laws.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
This issue deals with cyber-breaches, data security, workplace grievances and other legal topics affecting universities.
Clayton Utz
Eight terms in the standard form contract used to engage small businesses were declared to be unfair and therefore void.
Clayton Utz
Some important changes are on the way for the Australian Consumer Law, with more possible changes following assessment.
McCullough Robertson
The ACCC alleged that various clauses in the standard form waste collection contracts with small businesses were unfair.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Protections from unfair contract terms in standard form contracts, once reserved for consumers, extend to small business.
K&L Gates
It may be the case that you have never given much thought to the label on the inside of your shirt, beyond whether or not it provided the right size information or whether or not it was irritating...
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Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Unfair Contract Regime may become useful for people to avoid certain clauses in a lease because they are unfair.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Companies should review business-to-business standard form contracts for compliance with unfair contract terms changes.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Businesses should regularly review their insurance policies and consider the scope of cover and existing policy limits.
Holman Webb
Future action for non-compliance with the ACL in the marketing of therapeutic goods may result in much higher penalties.
Marque Lawyers
Businesses need to consider any terms in their contracts that could impose onerous terms on small business customers.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Flying drones raise many legal risks - cyber-security, crime, product liability, employee safety, trespass and privacy.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
More high profile data breaches and attacks globally mean that a cyber security class action is also likely in Australia. .
Stacks Law Firm
A group of franchisees brought a class action against Pizza Hut in the Federal Court in order to recover their losses.
Carroll & O'Dea
Building industry stakeholders should consider product liability insurance as a means of de-risking their businesses.
Bryks Lawyers
Retailers should ensure they understand all rights and responsibilities to consumers under the Australian Consumer Law.
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