On 9 July 2020, the ACCC announced it had accepted an undertaking (the Undertaking) from Elanco Animal Health Incorporated and its subsidiary Elanco Australasia Pty Ltd pursuant to s 87B of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) in connection with Elanco Animal Health Incorporated’s proposal to acquire Bayer AG’s animal health business (the Proposed Acquisition).
Lime Network Pty Ltd (Lime) has provided the ACCC with a court enforceable section 87B undertaking to address the ACCC’s concerns about misrepresentations as to the safety of Lime e-scooters in Australia, and Lime’s product safety reporting obligations under the ACL.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from NBN Co Limited (NBN Co) in relation to its conduct in sending disconnection communications to consumers on the TransACT VDSL2 Network in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). Those communications described the upcoming availability of NBN services and advised that recipients’ existing phone and internet services would likely be disconnected and that they were likely to need to acquire NBN services to continue to have phone and internet services. This was false because in the ACT the TransACT VDSL2 Network will continue to operate alongside and in competition with the NBN.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Electronics Boutique Australia Pty Limited (trading as EB Games) in relation to conduct that was likely to have misled certain Australian consumers who purchased the Fallout 76 game from their stores or website about their rights under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL), in contravention of sections 18 and 29(1)(m) of the ACL.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Bob Jane Corporation Pty Ltd (Bob Jane) in relation to concerns that it failed to comply with its obligations under the Franchising Code of Conduct (the Code) relating to end of term and renewal of agreements.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from TEG Live Pty Limited (TEG Live) in relation to the promotion of basketball games featuring the USA men’s national basketball team played in Melbourne and Sydney in August 2019 (the Games) that was likely to contravene sections 18, 29 and 34 of the ACL.