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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 ...

A grape result – exporter of copycat Penfolds wines ordered to pay
Insight 25 Jun 2019

Companies exporting wine labelled with the Chinese equivalent of Australia's famous Penfolds brand have been ordered to pay more than $350,000 in damages for trade mark infringement. ...

Competition news
Insight 19 Sep 2018

ACCC updates misuse of market power guidelines The ACCC has released updated guidelines for navigating the amended prohibition on the misuse of market power. These updates follow the release of interim guidelines in November 2017. While ...

Food Law Bulletin
Insight 23 Jul 2018

Why it's vital to pay close attention to get-up; how digital platforms are disrupting the food and beverage industry; the latest on what it means to be 'natural'; and why NZ cracking down on high-calorie advertising to youth affects more ...

Competition news
Insight 18 Jul 2018

ACCC commences surveillance of country of origin food labelling On 1 July 2018, country of origin food labelling requirements under the Australian Consumer Law became mandatory. The ACCC has stated that it will conduct market surveillance ...

Food Law Bulletin
Insight 19 Dec 2017

We look at the curious case of ‘chicken free chicken’; the fine line between an industry association providing a helping hand and cartel conduct; a rather awkward definition of ‘natural’ from the Federal Court; and changes to the wine ...

Competition news
Insight 15 Aug 2017

Changes to competition law and merger process Controversial reforms of Australia's 'misuse of market power' law have passed the Senate and the House of Representatives with minor amendments, signalling its passage into law. The new 'misuse ...

Food Law Bulletin
Insight 26 Jul 2017

We look at a case demonstrating a major shift in community sentiment away from sugar; proposed new import rules triggered by the frozen berries saga; and how the ACL review might impact the food and beverage industry. Read this edition of ...

Competition news
Insight 19 Jul 2017

Tobacco companies denied boycott The ACCC has denied authorisation to a group of tobacco companies which had sought approval to boycott retailers they believed to be supplying illicit or illegal ...

Food Law Bulletin
Insight 21 Dec 2016

We look at the ACCC's case against Heinz's Shredz product and what it means for advertising of high-sugar foods; litigation relating to the health claims of a2 milk; and the new safe harbour provisions for country of origin labelling. ...