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Meta loses bid to put ACCC’s crypto ad case on ice
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-10-25 10:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has rejected Facebook owner Meta’s request to pause a case by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over scam cryptocurrency ads until a […]

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Ultra Tune boss a ‘dreadful’ witness, says judge in ACCC’s contempt case
Franchises 2023-08-02 11:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s case alleging auto mechanic Ultra Tune failed to comply with court orders has labelled its managing […]

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Phoenix hit with record $438M penalty for unconscionable enrollment practices
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-07-28 10:13 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Collapsed vocational education provider Phoenix Institute and its marketing arm have been hit with a record $438 million penalty after a judge found they acted […]

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Select AFSL exec appeals ruling he ‘turned a blind eye’ to unconscionable sales tactics
Appeals 2023-07-27 11:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The former director of Select AFSL has appealed a judge’s decision to slap him with a $100,000 penalty and a disqualification order after finding he […]

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Life insurer Select AFSL, director hit with $13M penalty for unconscionable sales tactics
Insurance 2023-07-04 2:48 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Select AFSL, its related entities and its director have been slapped with $13.6 million in penalties after a judge found that the life insurer used […]

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Judge shaves $5M off agreed penalty in ACCC case against Uber
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-12-07 11:14 am By Sam Matthews

A judge has imposed a $21 million penalty on Uber for misleading customers through platform-wide cancellation messages and estimated fares on its Uber Taxi option, […]

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Court slaps Smile Direct Club with $3.5M penalty for misleading insurance claims
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-11-11 6:12 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has ordered Smile Direct Club and its Australian unit to pay a $3.5 million penalty and reimburse customers for misleading them into believing […]

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Meta wants ACCC’s crypto ad case put on hold until criminal action resolved
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-09-16 2:56 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Facebook owner Meta has filed a bid to pause a case by the consumer regulator over scam cryptocurrency advertisements until the determination of a private […]

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Meta can’t keep ACCC case over scam crypto ads under wraps
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-09-09 12:20 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Facebook-owner Meta has lost its bid for broad non-publication orders in its battle with the ACCC over material it says could prejudice jury members in […]

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Penalty in ACCC case against Uber off by more than $20M, judge says
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-07-25 11:07 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has slammed a $26 million penalty agreed to by Uber and the ACCC as “not within the range”, saying the impact of the […]

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