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
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
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
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