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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. ...

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. ...

Digital Platform Services Inquiry Third Interim Report – introducing choice screens in general search services
Insight 17 Nov 2021

The ACCC recently published its third Digital Platform Services Inquiry Interim Report (Choice Screen Report) as part of its ongoing role monitoring the impact of digital platforms on competition and consumers. The Choice Screen Report focuses on the impact of pre-installation and default arrangements on competition and consumer choice in the supply of web browsers and general search services. ...

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