A recent Federal Court decision, ACCC v Ultra Tune Australia Pty Ltd  FCA 12, provides the first guidance on the reporting requirements for marketing funds and the obligation to act in good faith under the Franchising Code.
Penalties under the Australian Consumer Law are set to substantially increase. Richard Flitcroft, James Cameron and Mikayla Kuhne consider these penalty increases and other key amendments being proposed.
Prohibitions to credit betting coming into force in early 2018 mean that online corporate bookmakers are set to continue to be impacted by amendments to the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (Cth) well into next year.
The NSW Supreme Court of Appeal has clarified that a broad assignment of rights will enable a purchaser to sue on the transferred warranty – regardless of whether the purchaser knew of the relevant defects at the time of the acquisition.