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Rich Lister Harry Triguboff vows to fight ACCC claims against Meriton

Property mogul Harry Triguboff has hit out at the national consumer watchdog, vowing to defend his company against claims that it misled members of the...
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NSW Fair Trading warns customers away from FIT ‘n’ GO gym as small businesses urged to watch fine print on contracts

The New South Wales office of Fair Trading is urging customers not to deal with the FIT 'n' GO fitness centre after it received...
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ACCC takes Meriton to court over claims TripAdvisor online reviews were manipulated

Apartment developer Meriton says it will defend itself against claims from the consumer watchdog that it deliberately attempted to prevent customers from posting negative...

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Tech company Data#3 says it won’t pay sacked worker $76,000 in compensation after Human Rights Commission rules he was discriminated against

Technology company Data#3 has said it will not follow a recommendation by the Human Rights Commission to pay a former worker $76,000 in compensation,...
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NSW jeweller says it will be forced to close its doors after incorrectly listing a $34,000 ring for $1000

A New South Wales jeweller may be forced to close its doors after a customer took the business to court over an online pricing...
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Unfair contract protections for small businesses come in tomorrow: The seven business sectors the ACCC has been reviewing

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has outlined areas for concern over fair contracts in seven Australian business sectors ahead of new protections for small...
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Victorian regulator puts spotlight on underquoting agents in fiery property market, but what laws cover property sales?

Real estate agents are being warned about letting hot property markets in Melbourne and Sydney lead to misleading claims on price, after a quarter...

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Dulux cops $400,000 fine over misleading ads, with “no evidence” its InfraCOOL paint lowers house temperatures

International paint manufacturer Dulux has been hit with a $400,000 fine at the conclusion of a four-year long case in which the Australian Competition...
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What tech entrepreneurs think about the ACCC regulating startup acquisitions

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission may be looking to increase its power to regulate mergers and acquisitions of local tech startups based on...
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ASIC bans financial adviser for life for using millions of client funds for cosmetic surgery and to pay off the Wolf of Wall Street

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has banned a New South Wales-based financial adviser from providing financial services for life and found he is...
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