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ACCC finds unfair terms in office lease contract
The ACCC has stated that it will continue to investigate contracts and seek Court orders that terms are unfair and void.
Australia
19 Nov 2018
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Misleading and deceptive conduct – a tenant request for exclusivity
This leasing case was also another reminder about how difficult it is to win misleading and deceptive conduct cases.
Australia
18 May 2018
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Unconscionable conduct bringing experienced commercial parties down to earth in Ipstar Australia Pty Ltd V APS Satellite Ptd Ltd [2018] NSWCA 15
Here, Ipstar went too far in pricing in a past liability for consumer claims while refusing to meet that liability.
Australia
26 Mar 2018
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New gift card laws in NSW
The NSW Government is introducing a mandatory minimum expiry period of three years for gift cards and gift vouchers.
Australia
26 Feb 2018
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Redbubble defeated in Pokémon battle: infringement of copyright
This recent Federal Court decision shows how consumer and copyright laws can interact with a developing digital economy.
Australia
19 Jan 2018
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Keeping contracts out of the trash: Recent matters involving new Unfair Terms rules
The waste management company JJ Richards had a number of terms in their standard contract declared void by the Court.
Australia
2 Nov 2017
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Misleading or deceptive conduct: Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria v Gibson [2017] FCA 24
The Court was satisfied that both Ms Gibson and her company engaged in conduct that was misleading or deceptive.
Australia
8 Jun 2017
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Unfair contract relief for small business extended
From November 2016, a new law will protect small businesses from unfair terms in new or renewed standard form contracts.
Australia
5 Feb 2016
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Disclosure requirements for retirement village contracts
Since 1 October 2013, Retirement Village operators have been required to issue certain mandatory disclosure documents.
Australia
7 Jul 2014
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TPG advertisements misleading
The High Court considered whether TPG's advertisements breached Australian Consumer Law and the Trade Practices Act.
Australia
23 Jan 2014
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Negotiations to lease: BBB Constructions Pty Ltd V Aldi Foods Pty Ltd [2012] NSWCA 224
BBB claimed that Aldi engaged in conduct that was misleading or deceptive or unconscionable and breached the TPA.
Australia
21 Nov 2012
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False and Misleading Marketing Statements by Agents
These cases are good examples of what is acceptable when marketing a new development, and what is false and misleading.
Australia
10 Oct 2012
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Court deletes unfair term in on-line contract
In 2010 the Federal government introduced new laws making unfair terms in standard form consumer contracts to be void.
Australia
14 Jul 2012
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