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Renault Australia to appoint independent distributor in Australia

Renault Australia announced on 4 February 2020 that ATECO will be appointed to manage the Renault brand in Australia from…

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Automotive Industry Group Regulatory Update – December 2020

Welcome to the December 2020 HWL Ebsworth Automotive Group Regulatory Update. HWL Ebsworth seeks to keep you updated with the…

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Federal Government Announces Best practice principles for new car dealership agreements

The Federal Government launched on 11 December 2020 a set of six principles to guide agreements between car dealers and…

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Changes strengthening and expanding the unfair contract terms regime to undergo consultation

The Federal and State governments have recently announced greater protections for small businesses under the unfair contract terms regime that…

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An ACCC first: Collective bargaining class exemption to apply to motor vehicle dealers

On 22 October 2020, the ACCC announced a class exemption that, from early 2021, will provide businesses and independent contractors…

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Senate Committee to Investigate the relationship between car manufacturers and car dealership models in Australia

The Education and Employment References Committee (Senate Committee) announced on 7 October 2020 that it has resolved to investigate the…

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