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Displaying items by tag: misleading conduct

Tuesday, 26 April 2022 12:48

ACCC takes 'deceptive' Uber to court

The ACCC is taking Uber to court, and as the ridehailing company has already "admitted it engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false or misleading representations" and agreed to an $26 million penalty the case would appear to be little more than a formality, assuming the judge agrees that the penalty is appropriate.

Published in Technology Regulation

COVID-19 related issues affecting small businesses saw the number of enquiries to the ACCC in the first half of this year increase by 42%, compared to the previous six months, according to the competition watchdog’s small business in focus report.

Published in Health
Monday, 22 January 2018 11:30

Steep rise in SMB concerns raised with ACCC

There has been a significant rise in the number of small businesses raising issues of alleged misleading conduct, false representations and consumer guarantees with the competition watchdog, the ACCC, in the second half of last year.

Published in Technology Regulation
Thursday, 26 April 2012 14:17

"Tired" ACCC nabs TPG for misleading ads, again

The ACCC has secured financial penalties from TPG for misleading advertisements with chairman Rod Sims saying he is tired of 'fine print' qualifications in advertisements, and threatening an increasingly aggressive approach to such practices.
Published in Technology Regulation

Austar has admitted to the ACCC that its customer contracts were misleading and has offered a court enforceable undertaking to provide clear and prominent explanations of the costs of its subscription television packages.

Published in Technology Regulation




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