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ACCC Commissioner Sarah Court has been appointed to the position of Deputy Chair at Australia’s national corporate, markets, financial services and consumer credit regulator, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC),

Published in People Moves

Electronics retailer Get Gizmo will offer to refund approximately 4,000 customers who were charged for unsolicited purchases before the 10 day cooling off period ended, under a court-enforceable undertaking given to the ACCC, by its sole director, Himanshu Bist.

Published in Technology Regulation

Australians could be at risk of injuries or even death from 6.6 million individual products currently under voluntary recall, with about half of the products still likely to be found in people’s homes, according to the competition regulator, the ACCC.

Published in Technology Regulation

Retailer Target has admitted to the competition watchdog, the ACCC, that it may have breached Australian Consumer Law by making false or misleading representations in its dealings with customers who purchased faulty Sony PlayStations.

Published in Hardware

Telco BVivid has paid fines totalling $25,000 for making telemarketing calls to consumers in areas transitioning to the NBN that breached Australian Consumer Law.

Wednesday, 03 July 2019 10:19

ACCC tells Optus customers to check for refunds

The Australian consumer watchdog has told customers of telco Singtel Optus to check whether they have been notified by the company about any refunds they may be entitled to in connection with its direct carrier billing third-party billing service.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has taken online retailer Kogan to the Federal Court, alleging that the company indulged in misleading advertising about a 10% discount promotion in breach of Australian Consumer Law.

Published in Strategy

The Australian competition watchdog has released draft rules for the Consumer Data Right and has invited consumers, businesses and community organisations to send in their feedback by 10 May so that the rules can take effect from 1 July.

Published in Data

Australia's Federal Court had ordered Apple to pay $9 million in penalties for making false and misleading statements to customers with faulty iPhones and iPads, about their rights under Australian Consumer Law.

Published in Technology Regulation

Fitness tracker manufacturer Fitbit has admitted that it provided misleading information to Australians about their customer guarantee rights under Australian Consumer Law.

Published in Health

A bid by US-based Valve Corporation to obtain special leave to appeal against a Federal Court decision imposing a $3 million penalty on it for violating Australian Consumer Law has been thrown out by the High Court.

Published in Games

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