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A key change to the definition of “consumer” under the Australian Consumer Law will lead to more business customers being able to rely on consumer guarantees

In a previous article we discussed the proposed changes to the Business to Business Unfair Contract Terms regime, aimed at giving greater…

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Fuji in hot water over unfair contract terms

In response to complaints from small businesses, the ACCC has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court of New South Wales…

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ACCC Appeal on Kleenex flushable wipes claim dismissed

On 15 June 2020, the Full Federal Court upheld the finding that Kimberly-Clark Australia Pty Ltd (KCA), the makers of Kleenex…

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Electronic execution, virtual meetings and the Corporations Act: temporary updates

As part of the Federal Government’s broader package in response to COVID-19, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg published on 5 May 2020…

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The recent decision of the Australian Government to implement social distancing and isolation requirements in response to COVID-19 has resulted…

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COVID-19: Contracts in the Live Performance Industry Force Majeure and Frustration of Contract

Force Majeure What is the law relating to force majeure? There is no general law of ‘force majeure’. For ‘force…

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