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The ACCC compliance and enforcement priorities for 2021 – a look back at the year that was, the impact of COVID-19, and the businesses most at risk for enforcement action in 2021

On 23 February 2021, ACCC Chair Rod Sims released the ACCC’s 2021 compliance and enforcement priorities (ACCC Priorities) as part…

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Kleenex ordered to “clean up” the claims made on its website – A warning to businesses to carefully review their marketing content for compliance with the ACL

The recent case of ACCC v Kimberly-Clark Australia Pty Ltd (No 2) [2021] FCA 102 (ACCC v KCA) highlights the need for…

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Full Federal Court dismisses Trivago’s appeal finding that it misled consumers about hotel rates

The Full Federal Court has dismissed an appeal by Trivago against the Federal Court which found Trivago had breached the…

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An ACCC first: Collective bargaining class exemption for small businesses

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

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Life Insurance update

Welcome to our update, bringing you the latest in Life Insurance news. During Life@AILA’s webinar on Tuesday, 13 October 2020,…

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Penalties for fake testimonials and false refund promises

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued two infringement notices to Flight Plan Digital Pty Ltd, trading as…

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