The Consumer Data Right – opportunity or risk?

Consumer Data Right is designed to level the playing field and help consumers find the best deal yet consumer awareness of the scheme is low.

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Berry v CCL Secure: new High Court guidance on counterfactual analysis

A closer look at the recent High Court decision emphasising the importance of precise pleading of counterfactuals.

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High Court soothes holiday disappointment in Moore v Scenic Tours

The keenly anticipated High Court decision in Moore v Scenic Tours Pty Ltd clarifies that mere injured feelings are not personal injury.  

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Paying the price: sentencing for criminal cartel conduct

Recent cases provide guidance on how courts will approach sentencing of corporations and individuals for criminal cartel conduct.

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Can the High Court heal the wounds of a bad holiday?

The case that’s set to provide much needed clarity on the scope of ‘injury’, ‘personal injury damages’ and ‘non-economic loss’ in the Civil Liability Act….

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ACCC gains momentum in its push for higher consumer law penalties

Recent cases provide insights in the ACCC’s push for higher consumer law penalties. By MICHAEL MILNES

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Time to play fair: franchising industry faces growing scrutiny

Increased scrutiny reveals franchisors are falling short of Franchising Code of Conduct. By MICHAEL MILNES

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Changes to Australian Consumer Law: key benefits for vulnerable consumers

The first suite of proposals from the Australian Consumer Law Review will soon be enacted. By LAURA BIANCHI.

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Australia’s competition laws all shook up following Harper Review

In November 2017, Australia’s competition laws changed in response to the recommendations of the Harper Review. By PAULA GILARDONI, CLAIRE GREEN and LOUISE KLAMKA.

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Coming soon: a new misuse of market power prohibition

Firms will now be able to apply to the ACCC to authorise the firm engaging in conduct which might otherwise contravene the law. By KIRSTEN…

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