The ACCC has issued an extensive draft report detailing its market study of the communications sector which includes 29 recommendations spanning a wide range of competition and consumer issues in communications markets. This follows on … Continued
In May 2016, The Prescription published the first in a series of blogs about communicating detrimental changes to private health insurance products. Here we are – a little over 12 months later – and it … Continued
Since our last update, there have been significant developments in the proceedings brought by the ACCC against Reckitt Benckiser for its misleading representations in relation to its ‘Nurofen Back Pain’, ‘Nurofen Period Pain’, ‘Nurofen Migraine … Continued
The interconnected and technological nature of modern commerce means that commercial transactions are, more often than not, conducted and executed electronically. In this regard, electronic signatures are almost always an integral part of such electronic … Continued
On 1 March 2017, the Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA) inserted a new section 2.7 into their Code of Ethics (Code) which provides that advertising and marketing communications “must be clearly distinguishable as such to … Continued
Tuesday 7 February 2017 Last year the ACCC took action about potentially misleading success rate claims and comparisons published on the websites of IVF clinics. Another regulated health service where there is often information asymmetry between … Continued
Tuesday 20 December 2016 As we get ready to say goodbye to 2016, the team at TechKnowChat is reflecting on the year’s biggest technology trends and events by sitting down with some of the leading … Continued
Tuesday 29 November 2016 The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against Meriton Property Services Pty Ltd, trading as ‘Meriton Serviced Apartments’ (Meriton). The ACCC alleges that Meriton … Continued
Thursday 24 November 2016 The ACCC’s ongoing market study into the Australian communications sector has just passed into the next consultation stage, with the online publication of submissions made in response to the Issues Paper … Continued
Tuesday 15 November 2016 Yesterday, the ACCC published a media release in relation to its investigations into ‘success rate’ claims for IVF procedures. The ACCC has reviewed content from the websites of major Australian IVF … Continued
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