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Kimberly-Clark escapes punishment over ‘flushable wipes’ claim

The ACCC lost the legal battle against hygiene products manufacturer Kimberly-Clark after the Federal Court ruled that the company did not mislead consumers by...

ACCC launches legal action against Australian’s largest caravan manufacturer

The ACCC has initiated legal action against Jayco Corporation, Australia’s largest caravan and recreational vehicle manufacturer. The consumer watchdog alleges that the company breached the...

ACCC institutes proceedings against Ford for “misleading” drivers

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced that it has launched legal action against Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited (Ford) for...

ACCC accuses Audi of making misleading diesel emission claims

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission announced that it has initiated legal action against German carmaker (Audi AG), its Australian subsidiary Audi Australia and...

ACCC flooded with consumer guarantee complaints over the festive period

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has received more than 20,000 submissions from shoppers complaining about consumer guarantees. ACCC Acting Chair Dr Michael Schaper...

ACCC takes legal action against Heinz over nutritional claims on food for toddlers

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has launched a legal action against H.J. Heinz Company Australia in relation to its Little Kids Shredz...

ACCC fines ugg boot importer for false “Australian made” representation

The ACCC has launched a legal action against sheepskin footwear seller Kingdom Groups International for breaching the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) by making a...

ACCC takes legal action against LG Australia

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has commenced legal proceedings in the Federal Court against LG Electronics Australia on the grounds that the...

ACCC launches new country of origin guide

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has published new guidance to help businesses comply with the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) when making country...
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