Displaying items by tag: Australian Consumer Law (ACL)

Australian electronic goods retailer digiDirect – trading as Digital Imaging Express Pty Ltd – has paid $39,240 in penalties after the ACCC issued the company three infringement notices for allegedly misleading consumers about the details of advertised sales in breach of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).

Published in Technology Regulation

Mobile phone services provider Amayism has paid a penalty of $126,000 and fellow mobile company, Lycamobile, a penalty of $12,600 for alleged false or misleading representations about their mobile phone plans.

Published in Technology Regulation

Australia’s competition regulator the ACCC says unfair contract terms are a big focus as it takes action and moves to ensure small businesses are not at a disadvantage because of one-sided ‘take it or leave it’ contracts.

Published in Strategy

Online spare parts retailer Big Warehouse has paid a $12,600 penalty after the ACCC issued an infringement notice against the company for allegedly breaching Australian Consumer Law (ACL) by misleading a consumer about their consumer guarantee rights in relation to spare parts they had ordered.

Published in Technology Regulation
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 12:16

Equifax penalised $3.5m for consumer law breaches

Australia’s largest consumer credit reporting agency Equifax Information Services and Solutions is to pay penalties totalling $3.5 million for misleading and deceptive conduct and unconscionable conduct in relation to credit report services.

Published in Strategy

The Federal Court has found that the Harrison Telecommunications group of companies, trading as SoleNet and Sure Telecom, engaged in unconscionable conduct over the supply of telecommunications services.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

If you sell something in Australia, even if ordered online from a global company, Australians are protected by Australian Consumer Law.

Published in Entertainment

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has started an action in the Federal Court against a group of companies over alleged unconscionable conduct in the supply of telecommunications services and undue harassment, in breach of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).

Published in Telecoms & NBN

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