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In win for ACCC, Full Court says vulnerability not essential to proving unconscionable conduct
Appeals 2021-03-22 1:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Full Federal Court has ruled that unconscionable conduct under the Australian Consumer Law is not confined to exploitation of vulnerable parties, in an “extremely […]

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Kimberly-Clark agrees to pay $200,000 penalty in flushable wipes case
ACCC 2021-02-12 1:41 pm By Miklos Bolza

US consumer goods giant Kimberly-Clark has agreed to pay $200,000 for misleading ‘Made in Australia’ representations made on its ‘flushable’ wipes. During a Friday hearing, […]

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The top litigation law firms of 2020
Feature 2021-01-27 11:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Lawyerly’s Litigation Firms of 2020 delivered significant victories for clients last year in bet-the-company matters, thriving in a tumultuous year that saw courts and litigants […]

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Last stop for ACCC as High Court refuses leave to appeal Pacific National, Aurizon deal
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-08 1:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ACCC has reached the end of the line in its challenge to Pacific National’s $205 million acquisition of Aurizon’s Acacia Ridge Terminal in Queensland, […]

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Funder of live export class action doesn’t need AFSL to sign up new group members
Class Actions 2020-11-12 3:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The group providing funding to claimants in a class action against the federal government over its 2011 ban on live cattle exports to Indonesia does […]

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ACCC appeals loss in Employsure case over Google ads, keywords
Appeals 2020-10-29 5:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ACCC has lodged an appeal after a judge threw out its case against Employsure alleging the specialist workplace relations consultancy duped small businesses into […]

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Employsure defeats ‘untenable’ ACCC case over Google ads, keywords
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-10-01 6:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ACCC has lost its case against Employsure alleging the specialist workplace relations consultancy duped small businesses into signing long-term contracts via several Google ads […]

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Government won’t challenge loss in live export class action
Class Actions 2020-07-22 10:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Government will not challenge a ruling in a class action brought on behalf of live exporters which found a total ban on live […]

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Government hit with $2.9M judgment in live export class action
Class Actions 2020-06-29 1:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The lead applicant in a class action against the Federal Government over its total ban on live cattle exports to Indonesia in 2011 has been […]

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ACCC takes Pacific National, Aurizon terminal deal challenge to High Court
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-06-26 10:15 am By Christine Caulfield

The competition regulator wants the High Court to hear its challenge to Pacific National’s $205 million acquisition of Aurizon’s Acacia Ridge Terminal in Queensland, saying […]

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