On 30 November 2015, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Multimedia International Services Pty Ltd trading as The Community Network (Multimedia) for allegedly engaging in unconscionable conduct, misleading or deceptive conduct, making false or misleading representations and wrongly accepting payments from small businesses.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Hertz Australia Pty Ltd (Hertz) in relation to Hertz incorrectly invoicing and charging customers for pre-existing vehicle damage and failing to pass on spare parts discounts to customers.
On 31 March 2016, the ACCC announced it had accepted an undertaking (the Undertaking) from Iron Mountain Incorporated (Iron Mountain) in relation to its proposed acquisition of Recall Holdings Limited (Recall) (the Proposed Acquisition).
On 18 February 2016, the ACCC announced it had accepted an undertaking (the Undertaking) from Automotive Holdings Group Limited (AHG) in relation to GPC Asia Pacific Pty Ltd’s (GPC) proposed acquisition of most of the Covs Parts business from AHG, including 21 of the 25 Covs Parts stores.
On 29 June 2015, the ACCC decided to accept a Section 87B undertaking (the undertaking) from Toll Holdings Limited (Toll) in relation to the proposed acquisition by Sea Swift Pty Ltd (Sea Swift) of certain assets of Toll Marine Logistics Australia (Toll Marine business, a business unit of Toll) (the proposed acquisition).
On 18 December 2015, the ACCC announced it had accepted an undertaking from CC 1 (2011) Limited, Max-Inf (Ningbo) Baby Product Co., Ltd (Max-Inf), and Britax Childcare Pty Ltd (together, the parties) in relation to Nordic Capital Fund VII’s proposed acquisition of a controlling interest in Max-Inf Holdings Limited (the proposed acquisition).
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Optus Internet Pty Limited (Optus Internet) for allegedly making misrepresentations about the data transfer rates (speeds) offered on its broadband cable service and particular plans.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has accepted a court enforceable undertaking volunteered by WFI Insurance Limited (trading as Lumley Retail Warranty)(Lumley) following an investigation into potentially false or misleading representations about consumers’ rights under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) made in extended warranty brochures.