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Australian CPD Series 2024: Recent Developments in Competition and Consumer Law–Changes to the Laws, Key Prosecutions and Legal Actions

Date: 21 February 2024
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This session includes an overview of the key changes to competition and consumer laws, with topics such as:

  • Upcoming changes to merger laws as well as mandatory notification for acquisitions coming;
  • Updates on criminal and other penalties for cartels (and attempting to enter into cartels);
  • Prosecutions and actions by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and Australian Securities and Investments Commission on Unfair Contract Terms (UCT);
  • The linkages between UCT and other provisions of the Australian Consumer Law (consumer guarantees and misleading conduct); and
  • The proposals for an unfair practices prohibition, which will broaden the scope for action against businesses.
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