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

From our Knowledge Base

Final property inspections permitted

Final property inspections permitted

What was initially unclear, has now been confirmed. The Victorian Government has now clarified that pre-settlement property inspections are permitted if a contract had been signed at the start of the ‘stay at home period’ (being 11:59pm on 5 August 2020). Any such...

Even more Hope for HomeBuilder

Even more Hope for HomeBuilder

Following on from Lisa Fowler's  ‘Hope for HomeBuilder’ article published earlier this week, the Commissioner of State Revenue has just announced that in Victoria a blanket extension of 3 months will be applied to the ‘commencement of construction’ HomeBuilder Grant...