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NSW Court of Appeal clarifies approach to aggregation clauses in insurance policies
The appeal decision does provide some clarity on how claims in class actions can be aggregated under an insurance policy.
Australia
15 Aug 2019
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Insurance for class actions: the importance of an effective aggregation clause
Insureds should consider from the outset how their policy will respond in the event of a class action against them.
Australia
1 Apr 2019
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ACCC gets a bigger stick: Maximum penalty for breaching the Australian Consumer Law substantially increases
These increases align the maximum penalties under the ACL with the maximum penalties under CCA competition provisions.
Australia
8 Sep 2018
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Decrypting cyber insurance: A practical framework for organisations
The threat of cyber-attacks is increasing for organisations and so too is the demand for security and cyber insurance.
Australia
21 Dec 2017
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No merit in Meritons conduct: Federal Court finds serviced apartment operator misled consumers on Tripadvisor
Efforts to prevent guests from posting negative online reviews are likely to mislead or deceive in contravention of the ACL.
Australia
14 Nov 2017
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B2B focus: ACCC tests small business protections in new unfair contracts regime
Protections from unfair contract terms in standard form contracts, once reserved for consumers, extend to small business.
Australia
26 Sep 2017
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Stockpiles of legal risk: what do local governments and regulators need to consider when it comes to environmental hazards?
Unregulated dumping and stockpiling of materials designated for recycling raises numerous regulatory and legal risks.
Australia
27 Aug 2017
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Not worth the regulatory gamble
This judgment provides guidance on how the Court will assess penalties for making false representations made online.
Australia
20 Jun 2016
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Buyer and Seller Beware: Warranty and Indemnity Insurers may be in a stronger position than the Seller
A Buyer Side insurance policy provides cover to a Buyer, but also can provide risks for both the Buyer and the Seller.
Australia
29 Feb 2016
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Misleading or deceptive conduct in commercial transactions: always assume the ACL catches all
Recent comments suggest Australia's consumer protection laws are being exploited by "corporate giants".
Australia
15 Feb 2015
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ACCC takes franchisor to the cleaners for unconscionable conduct
Discussion of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v South East Melbourne Cleaning Pty Ltd (in liquidation).
Australia
8 Feb 2015
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Sucked in - Full Court clarifies unconscionable conduct provisions in the ACL in ACCC v Lux Distributors Pty Ltd
The judgment is significant and "represents a positive outcome for consumers and serves as a warning for businesses."
Australia
21 Aug 2013
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