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Competition and consumer law risks to be aware of in relation to ESG
Insight 22 Jun 2022

As businesses continue to focus on ESG it's important to be aware of potential competition and consumer law risks, including misleading environmental claims and anti-competitive industry collaboration. After watching this short Video, you will have a clear understanding of both of these issues and some of the practical steps you can take to prevent these risks. ...

ACCC announces 2022-23 Product Safety Priorities: what they mean for you
Insight 17 Jun 2022

Suppliers of consumer products identified as a priority can expect to receive significant ACCC focus in the year ahead. The regulator has reiterated its support for a General Safety Provision, and flagged an increased focus on product safety online and the use of mandatory standards. ...

What to expect from the new Labor Government on competition policy? Part 1
Insight 31 May 2022

On 20 May 2022, the new Labor Government published a competition policy outline that pointed to a strong focus on consumer and small business protections. This Insight outlines the above policy objectives and what these mean for your organisation. ...

In Touch: ACCC Chair calls for collaboration among regulators across the globe; and other developments
Insight 19 May 2022

The ACCC moo-ving to enforce compliance with the Dairy Code On 9 May, the ACCC updated its guidance for the Dairy Code of Conduct ahead of the new dairy season and the upcoming 1 June deadline for ...

ACCC 2022/2023 enforcement priorities
Insight 04 Mar 2022

'Green' claims, misleading conduct online, disruptions to supply chains, exclusive contracting, digital platforms and essential services will all be a focus in 2022/2023. The ACCC is also advocating for significant changes to the consumer law and the current merger regime. ...

Significant changes to unfair contract terms laws ahead
Insight 14 Feb 2022

On 9 February 2022, the Commonwealth Government tabled in parliament its reforms to unfair contract terms laws via the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Tax Integrity and Supporting Business Investment) Bill 2022 (Cth). Given the imminent passage of these reforms, now is the time to prepare your organisation for the changes and review and amend any potentially problematic standard form contracts. ...

In Touch: Highest total penalty amount ever imposed under ACL; and other developments
Insight 10 Dec 2021

NAB acquisition of Citigroup Australia Pty Limited’s Aust consumer business; Turnitin LLC's acquisition of Ouriginal Group AB; Techtronic Industries Australia; JBS acquisition of Rivalea Holdings and Oxdale Dairy Enterprise; Compass Matin; Australian Institute of Professional Education Pty Ltd ...

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