Watchdog gives green light to proposed acquisition of OfficeMax Australia (OfficeMax) by Complete Office Supplies (COS).
This is the first court action by the ACCC to enforce new laws that protect small businesses from unfair contract terms.
Consumer watchdog launches legal action against waste management company over unfair contract claims.
Recent acquisition of Staples raises competition concern from watchdog.
Micro and small businesses made 7000 complaints and enquiries from 1 July to 31 December 2016, according to new ACCC report.
The ACCC has taken court action against Kimberly-Clark Australia and Pental alleging that they each made misleading representations in relation to ‘flushable’ wipes they supplied in Australia.
The Federal Court has declared that South East Melbourne Cleaning Pty Ltd (in liquidation, formerly Coverall Melbourne) has engaged in ‘unconscionable conduct in contravention of the Australian Consumer Law following action by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’ (ACCC), states a 12 November press release.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings against Coverall Cleaning Concepts South East Melbourne Pty Ltd (Coverall Melbourne) in a 21 July press release alleging that it engaged in ‘unconscionable conduct in contravention of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL)’.
‘The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against A Whistle (1979) Pty Ltd, the franchiser of the Electrodry Carpet Cleaning business, alleging that it was involved in the posting of fake online testimonials’, stated a 2 July media release.