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High Court hands Mitsubishi a win in case over fuel efficiency labels
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-12-13 3:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Mitsubishi Motors has prevailed before the High Court in a challenge to a ruling that it breached the consumer laws by affixing a fuel efficiency […]

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Lawyers the only ones to get paid in CBA class action settlement
CBA 2023-12-13 3:11 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Group members will walk away with nothing under a settlement in a seven-year old class action against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia on behalf of […]

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Fitbit hit with $11M penalty for misleading customers about refunds
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-12-12 3:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Google’s Fitbit has been ordered to pay $11 million for misleading statements about customers’ rights to refunds or replacements for faulty devices. The penalty was […]

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Australia Post to pay $2.9M compensation for lost or damaged parcels
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-12-19 11:25 pm By Christine Caulfield

Australia Post has agreed to compensate business for lost or damaged parcels after admitting it likely engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct when it refused […]

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Viterra can’t dodge indemnity costs in feud over $420M Joe White sale
Appeals 2023-12-08 10:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Glencore-owned Viterra must pay indemnity costs to four Joe White employees it dragged into a 10-year feud with Cargill over the $420 million sale of […]

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‘We don’t know’ not a reason to block $4.9B Suncorp merger, ANZ says
Financial Services 2023-12-04 11:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

ANZ has criticised the ACCC’s objection to its planned $4.9 billion merger with Suncorp, arguing before a tribunal that the alleged “uncertain” effects on competition […]

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Government urged to shell out $900M to settle live exports class action
Class Actions 2023-12-04 10:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicant in a nine-year-old class action over the government’s 2011 live exports ban has urged the Commonwealth to pay up to $900 million to […]

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Qantas stands by defence in ghost flights case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-12-04 9:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Qantas has hit back the ACCC’s argument that the airline failed to respond to key allegations in its ‘ghost flights’ case, telling the court it’s […]

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ACCC wins record $15M penalty for resale price maintenance
ACCC 2023-12-01 4:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Power tool maker Techtronic has been ordered to pay a record $15 million penalty after admitting it told resellers to set a minimum price for […]

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ACCC clears Coles’ acquisition of Saputo milk processing plants
Competition & Consumer Protection 2023-12-01 10:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission will not oppose Coles’ plans to acquire two milk processing plants from Saputo, saying the $105 million deal is […]

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