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Visa settles competition lawsuit over currency conversion ban
Competition & Consumer Protection January 31, 2019 10:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Visa has resolved a lawsuit by a fintech founder alleging it misused its market power by banning the use of dynamic currency conversion services in […]

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Court demands greater transparency from ASIC in AMP insurance case
Financial Services January 30, 2019 3:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has been ordered to reveal the extent of its communications with experts that are compiling a report central to its case against AMP over […]

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Therium snags 10-year ACCC veteran for Melbourne office
Competition & Consumer Protection January 30, 2019 9:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Litigation funder Therium Capital Management has brought on a former director from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to bolster its Australian funding team, less […]

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Property spruiker Rick Otton drops appeal of record $6M fine
Competition & Consumer Protection January 30, 2019 9:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

We Buy Houses’ director Rick Otton has withdrawn his appeal of a ruling that slugged him with a $6 million fine for misleading property investors, […]

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Supplier of scalding hot water bottles hit with $415k fine
Justice Debra Mortimer January 30, 2019 7:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

A wholesaler that supplied leaking hot water bottles and exploding candle holders to retailers in Victoria has been fined $415,000 for distributing the dangerous products […]

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ACCC calls for $35M fine against Empower Institute
Competition & Consumer Protection January 29, 2019 3:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australia Competition and Consumer Commission is seeking a $35 million penalty against Empower Institute after the court found the vocational trainer engaged in unconscionable […]

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Labor government would ban unfair contract terms
Competition & Consumer Protection January 25, 2019 8:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A future Labor government would pass reforms that make unfair contract terms illegal and punishable by fines of up to $10 million. Companies that push […]

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Domino’s franchisee settles $6.1M case alleging false promises about pizza sales
Franchise January 24, 2019 3:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

A franchisee’s $6.1 million case against Domino’s Pizza accusing the fast food chain of misleading him about the sales he could expect from his two […]

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GPS giants lost their way with ‘lifetime’ claims, ACCC says
Competition & Consumer Protection January 23, 2019 9:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

GPS device makers TomTom, Navman and Garmin will no longer claim they offer users lifetime services, after the ACCC flagged the claims for being¬†potentially false, […]

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ACCC decision on TPG, Vodafone merger put on hold
Telecommunications January 22, 2019 9:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has postponed the release of preliminary findings from its review into the proposed merger of telco giants TPG and […]

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