The consumer watchdog the ACCC has just launched two internet sweeps aimed identifying misleading environmental and sustainability marketing claims and fake or misleading online business reviews.
Australia’s compeitition watchdog the ACCC has released a statement of preliminary views on the authorisation sought by Telstra and TPG for their proposed regional mobile network arrangements.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has asked Oracle to pay more than US$23 million (A$35.7 million) to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
The US has added Chinese entities Pacific Network and China Unicom (Americas) to its list of banned telecommunications providers.
Two senators from the US Republican Party are seeking a public analysis and review of the Chinese firm Yangtze Memory Technologies Company after Apple said it was thinking of buying NAND memory chips from the firm for use in future iPhones.
The Australian National Audit Office has released a scathing report about the Digital Transformation Agency's handling of nine selected procurements, saying it "did not conduct the procurements effectively and its approach fell short of ethical requirements".
Google has gained very little from a bid to try and get a €4.34 billion (US$4.33 billion, A$6.42 billion) fine imposed by the EU withdrawn, with judges at a tribunal largely confirming the bloc's decision to impose the fine.
Multi-cloud services provider VMware has paid a fine of US$8 million (A$11.6 million) following a settlement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission over a charge of misleading investors about its order backlog management practices.
The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre, the agency tasked with preventing, detecting and responding to criminal abuse of the financial system, has launched an investigation into sports betting and gaming company Entain Group.
New Zealand online retailer 1-Day has been fined $840,000 for promotional claims on its online store which were liable to mislead consumers about how long its daily deals would run for and the quantity of stock available.
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