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Fake Indigenous art leads to $2.3 million penalty; ACCC allegations of misleading claims are dismissed against Kimberly-Clark's 'flushable' wipes; and Woolworths' Select eco range passes the 'biodegradable' muster.
Insight 10 Jul 2019

Fake Indigenous art leads to $2.3 million penalty The Federal Court has imposed a $2.3 million penalty on Birubi Art Pty Ltd for engaging in misleading or deceptive conduct about products it sold, in breach of the Australian Consumer Law. ...

Jump Swim in deep water over alleged misleading conduct; new guidelines offer tips for avoiding gun jumping; and ACCC bleats at goat cheese RPM notification.
Insight 27 Jun 2019

The ACCC alleges that Jump Swim's promotional material contained false or misleading representations that prospective Jump Swim School franchisees would have an operational swim school within 12 months of signing a franchise agreement ...

Penalties for Garuda and Jetstar; the ACCC investigates the wine grape market; and consultation on the ACCC's proposed collective bargaining class exemption.
Insight 14 Jun 2019

PT Garuda grounded as air cargo cartel penalties get heavier The Federal Court has ordered PT Garuda Indonesia to pay penalties totalling $19 million for its involvement in a global air cargo cartel. This follows the ACCC's court action ...

ACCC's PZ Cussons laundry detergent cartel appeal goes down the drain; ACCC Chair talks merger law reforms and digital platforms; and Kogan in court for misleading discount promotions.
Insight 29 May 2019

ACCC's PZ Cussons laundry detergent cartel appeal goes down the drain The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has dismissed the ACCC's appeal against an earlier ruling of the Federal Court ...

GSK-Pfizer consumer health care deal found to be painless; ACCC milks competition in dairy industry; and ACCC inquiries and investigations feature in election policies.
Insight 15 May 2019

ACCC intolerant to lactose products RPM notification The ACCC has published a draft notice proposing to revoke a resale price maintenance (RPM) notification by Meredith Dairy. Under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), a wholesale ...

Australians scammed out of millions; Australian 4WD Hire driven to court by the ACCC for ACL breaches; and Viagogo misleads consumers when reselling tickets for live events.
Insight 02 May 2019

Australians scammed out of millions The ACCC released its report on the types of scams Australians reported falling victim to in 2018. Investment scams swindled AU$86 million from Australians, with men the most common victims. Women, by ...

Criminal cartel charges for alleged forex price fixing; iSelect in court; and the ACCC and FBI strengthen their ties.
Insight 17 Apr 2019

Criminal cartel charges laid for alleged forex price fixing The Commonwealth DPP has laid criminal cartel charges against Vina Money Transfer Pty Ltd, a money transfer business, for allegedly fixing the Australian dollar / Vietnamese dong ...

ACCC releases draft Consumer Data Right Rules for consultation
Insight 15 Apr 2019

In preparation for the implementation of the first phase of the Consumer Data Right ( CDR ) on 1 July 2019, the ACCC has released draft CDR Rules for consultation. The draft rules detail how the CD ...

Electricity industry developments; Consumer Data Right draft rules released; and ACCC finds competition still a trademark of IP service markets.
Insight 03 Apr 2019

  Electricity industry developments – Senate Committee gives green light to energy divestment bill and ACCC issues first electricity monitoring report The Senate Economics Legislation Committee has released its report into the Treasury ...

ACCC advocates for new law to ban sale of unsafe goods; Country Care cartel case set down for hearing in Federal Court; and Labor proposes to ban 'price parity clauses' on travel booking sites.
Insight 22 Mar 2019

ACCC advocates for new law to ban sale of unsafe goods ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has advocated for the Government to adopt a 'General Safety Provision', which would oblige companies to take reasonable steps to avoid supplying unsafe goods. ...