The competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), has concluded its investigation into Adventium - the owner of online booking platform Website Travel - after Adventium paid approximately $6.5 million of withheld payments to over 350 Australian tour operators.
Tasmanian electricity retailer 1st Energy has admitted it likely misled consumers in making representations to consumers in the State during unsolicited telemarketing calls.
Video and computer games retailer EB Games Australia is refunding consumers after acknowledging they are likely to have misled consumers about their consumer guarantee rights in relation to faults with the online video game Fallout 76.
Australia’s competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) say they will adopt a “strategic risk-based approach to compliance and enforcement” in dealing with breaches of the Consumer Data Right Compliance and Enforcement Policy.
The ACCC has formally released the Competition and Consumer (Consumer Data Right) Rules, which it says is is a “key development” in progressing the Consumer Data Right in banking.
The competition regulator, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Optus Internet and Optus Mobile, alleging the company misled consumers about the need to move to the NBN or risk being disconnected.
One of Australia’s largest debt collection firms, ACM Group, has been slammed in the Federal Court for its harassment and coercion in pursuing debts from consumers who had defaulted on their Telstra phone bills.
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