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ACCC targets Vocus for misleading NBN speed claims
Competition & Consumer Protection March 23, 2018 3:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Three units of Vocus have entered agreements with the ACCC to refund customers for promising NBN speeds they couldn’t deliver. Vocus units Dodo Services Pty […]

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Heinz violated law with sugary kids snacks, court finds
Competition & Consumer Protection March 19, 2018 8:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

H.J. Heinz Company Australia Ltd made misleading claims about the health benefits of its Little Kids Shredz products, the Federal Court said Monday. The Federal […]

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Yazaki can address ‘course of conduct’ in ACCC appeal, judge says
Competition & Consumer Protection March 19, 2018 3:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Court has allowed Yazaki Corporation to file additional documents as it weighs the ACCC’s case that the auto parts maker got off easy […]

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VW emissions cheating trial to wrap up Monday
Class Actions March 16, 2018 9:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The first stage of the Australian trial alleging Volkswagen installed dual-mode software in diesel vehicles to cheat on emissions tests will wrap up Monday, when […]

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ASIC to crack down on unfair lending contracts
Financial Services March 15, 2018 4:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

ASIC put banks and other lenders on notice Thursday that unfair lending contracts aimed at small business will be an enforcement priority for the securities […]

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VW can’t quash own expert’s dual-mode testimony
Class Actions March 6, 2018 3:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

Volkswagen lost its bid Tuesday to exclude evidence from its own expert witness it claims has gone off script, an early blow to the car […]

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We’re not finished! Old foes back in court over dish detergent ads
Competition & Consumer Protection March 2, 2018 12:16 pm By Jennifer Cooke

Reckitt Benckiser and Procter & Gamble will go head to head again on March 12 in an urgent hearing in a consumer case over the […]

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Reckitt Benckiser sues P&G over TV commercial
Competition & Consumer Protection March 1, 2018 9:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Reckitt Benckiser has brought a claim against its familiar courtroom foe – consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble – over a television commercial and in-store […]

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Reckitt Benckiser to feel pain of GSK’s costs in Nurofen case
Competition & Consumer Protection February 28, 2018 3:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Reckitt Benckiser has been ordered to pay all of GlaxoSmithKline’s legal bill after a judge found the drug giant misled consumers with claims that Nurofen […]

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Facebook, Google face ACCC spotlight in digital media probe
Competition & Consumer Protection February 26, 2018 7:03 pm By Jennifer Cooke

Facebook and Google are in the consumer regulator’s sights, the ACCC said Monday on the release of the key issues it will be examining as […]

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