Navigating Commercial & Consumer Law

The Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA) will likely apply to almost every trading business. The CCA governs many aspects of a trading business’ operations, from price setting, advertising and marketing claims, product packaging, dealings with competitors and product and service warranties.

Compliance with the CCA ultimately requires a holistic understanding of your obligations in relation to the way in which you interact with your customers and your competitors.

Our competition experience covers:

  • Competition and anti-competitive behaviour
  • Resale price maintenance
  • Exclusive dealing
  • Pyramid selling
  • Restraints of trade

How can Kalus Kenny Intelex help?

Our consumer law experience covers advice and compliance training in respect of:

  • Advertising and selling including reviewing product packaging and marketing campaigns
  • Misleading and deceptive conduct
  • Online reviews
  • Packaging and labelling requirements
  • Country and place of origin claims
  • Pricing obligations including in respect of:
    • Multiple pricing
    • Requirements when offering discounts
    • Price comparison advertising
    • Bait advertising
  • Consumer guarantees and drafting warranty documentation
  • Product safety and facilitating national recalls
  • Compliance reviews against mandatory standards
  • Unfair contract terms
  • Trade promotion lotteries
  • Franchising and licensing

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