The Legalities of Price Gouging

Amid ongoing discussions on whether major supermarkets engage in price gouging, a common question emerges: What is price gouging, and how can businesses steer clear of it? This article explains the ba...

Fast Food Giant’s Trademark Clash: Court Verdict

What is a Trademark?  A trademark provides legal protection for your brand, aiding customers in distinguishing your products or services in the market. Trademarks can be used to protect a logo, phras...

To Buy or Not to Buy a Franchise in Australia?

Buying a franchise is a big decision.  So, evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of whether this is the right business decision for you is important.  What is a Franchise? Before considering d...

Changes to Unfair Contract Terms: An Important Update

On 9 November 2023, extensive changes to the Unfair Contract Terms (UCT) regime came into effect under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) and mirrored the provisions in the Australian Securities and In...

The Power of Cease and Desist: What you should know

A cease and desist letter is an effective instrument for defending one’s rights and requesting an end to particular conduct that is harmful or infringing in the context of legal disputes. This officia...

Misleading or promotional? Secure Parking faces court

The ACCC has launched legal action against Secure Parking Pty Ltd in the Federal Court, alleging that it violated the Australian Consumer Law by making false or misleading claims regarding its 'Secure...
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What are consumer guarantees?

Businesses must comply with the consumer guarantees when selling goods or services. These guarantees are minimum rights for consumers under the Australian Consumer Law. This article explains the law o...