The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has undertaken to provide access to its EFTPOS and ATM networks on reasonable commercial terms and conditions to new and small financial institutions entering or expanding their operations in Tasmania and regional New South Wales.
The parties were involved in price-fixing and market sharing conduct in the Queensland Fire Protection industry in breach of Sections 45(2)(a)(ii) and 45(2)(b)(ii) of the Trade Practices Act 1974. The companies have agreed to implement a trade practices compliance program and code of conduct for tendering to prevent future contraventions of the Act by company officers, employees or agents.
The City of Canterbury Council required kerb-side collectors of recyclable materials to sell materials to nominated buyers. The ACCC was concerned that this contractual requirement imposed a condition upon kerb-side collectors of recyclable materials to supply other parties in the marketplace, in breach of section 47 of the Trade Practices Act 1974.
Galaxy Imports (NSW) Pty Ltd ("Galaxy") a Sydney based food importer, processor, packager and wholesaler imported olives in bulk from Spain and Greece which it processed by marinating in Australian and imported ingredients, packaged in plastic vacuum 500gm packs and marketed under the brand name "Gina Super Olives" ("Gina").
The Builders Labourers' Federation, QLD Branch ("BLF") and Daryl Kerr, have undertaken not to engage in any conduct in Queensland from which any person is hindered or prevented, or threatened to be hindered or prevented from acquiring or supplying mobile crane hire services for the reason that that person does not have an Enterprise Bargaining Agreement with the BLF or any other union.
Moore Talk Communications Pty Ltd, trading as MT Marketing, acts as a dealer for Signal Telecommunications Pty Ltd. MT Marketing promoted mobile phone and access plan packages by way of telemarketing activities across Australia.
Moore Talk Communications Pty Ltd, trading as MT Marketing, promoted mobile phone and access plan packages by way of telemarketing activities across Australia. The company failed to provide customers with a full copy of the terms and conditions attaching to the application for mobile services, before asking the customer to sign the application.
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.