Sylvia Ng

Sylvia Ng

K&L Gates LLP

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Federal Court Clarifies Unconscionable Conduct Law

In an important decision, the Full Federal Court of Australia has held that conduct alleged to be unconscionable is to be assessed against a normative standard of conscience, permeated with accepted and acceptable community...more

9/3/2013 - Australia Consumer Service Agreements Enforcement Unconscionable Contracts

Franchising Newsletter – April 2013

Overview - There have been several franchising developments since our last update in February. This edition discusses: - minimising the risks when marketing through social media - comments from...more

5/2/2013 - ACCC Advertising Bullying Franchises Infringement Injunctions Privacy Policy Social Media Terms and Conditions

Unfair Contract Terms - ACCC Moves to Enforcement Phase

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) period of grace concerning the use of unfair contract terms in standard form consumer contracts is over. Following an industry review which prompted some businesses...more

3/26/2013 - ACCC Enforcement Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices

ACCC Takes Enforcement Action Against Manufacturers of Car Parts for Alleged Cartel Conduct

The latest Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) cartel enforcement action involves the institution of civil proceedings in the Federal Court in Adelaide against Japanese company Yazaki Corporation (Yazaki) as...more

1/9/2013 - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Cartels Enforcement Actions Injunctions Manufacturers Price-Fixing

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