An Undertaking has been provided by GoConnect to remedy alleged misleading and deceptive conduct in relation to the promotion of its free Internet access service. GoConnect will place corrective advertisements and advise consumers of the likelihood of substantial delays with connections, and of limitations on where the service will be made available.
The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) and the ASX Settlement and Transfer Corporation Pty Ltd (ASTC) have undertaken not to significantly discriminate between users of CHESS services depending upon whether the user is utilising the share registry services of the joint venture, ASX Perpetual Registrars Limited (APRL).
The Commission investigated reports that the Phone Shop was selling novelty telephones that they claimed could be connected to the Telstra network. These phones were not labelled to show compliance with the ACA (Australian Communications Authority) standards; they were therefore non-compliant and could not legally be connected to the Telstra network.
Chubb Fire failed, over the period 1992-1998, to perform some routine inspections and testing of fire alarm systems in Brisbane. Undertakings have been given by Chubb Fire to: compensate affected customers; implement a management control program; and upgrade its Trade Practices Compliance program.
After conducting market inquiries, the ACCC determined that the acquisition of Washington Soul Pattinson's pharmaceutical wholesaling and manufacturing business by API would not substantially affect competition, on the basis that certain Undertakings would be provided by API to the ACCC.