Look Direct International Pty Ltd supplies gift products, including cosmetic products, to retail outlets throughout Australia.
In July 2008, as part of marketplace monitoring, ACCC staff purchased a Look Direct International product from an Australia The Gift retail outlet located in Perth described on its packaging as “Tattoo Gel Pens 6 Pack”.
Cosmetics Standard, Australia The Gift has acknowledged that the product breached the mandatory information standard for cosmetics and therefore contravened section 65D of the Trade Practices Act 1974.
Lisat Holdings Pty Ltd (Lisat Holdings) operates 8 leather lounge retail outlets across Queensland and NSW under the name of Rubelli Designs.
Lisat Holdings advertised extensively from at least January 2007 to March 2008, placing up to 35 advertisements per month in catalogues, newspapers, radio and television across QLD and NSW.
WPP Group plc. (WPP) proposes to acquire Taylor Nelson Sofres plc. (TNS). WPP has offered the ACCC a section 87B undertaking (undertaking) in response to ACCC concerns about the impact that the proposed acquisition may have on the national market for the provision of Television Audience Measurement (TAM) services.
The Mobile Generation I BV, a Dutch based company and its related Australian based company, TMG Asia Pacific Pty Ltd, have provided an undertaking to address the ACCC's concerns regarding their promotion via an internet pop-up of a Wixawin mobile premium subscription quiz service.
Global Web Enterprises Pty Ltd(GWE) and Mr Brendon Nicholas, director, has admitted to developing and causing to be published a website at the domain www.cashfororgans.com.au that contained representations that were misleading and deceptive or likely to mislead or deceive under s52 of the Trade Practices Act.
On 26 September 2008, the ACCC accepted the undertaking of Shane Burt, a director of Toll Holdings Ltd and/or its related bodies corporate.
Under the undertaking Mr Shane Burt agrees to sell down any interest he has in Asciano Limited and thereafter maintain his independence from Asciano.
In proceedings taken by the ACCC, the Federal Court has declared that GM Holden Ltd made false and misleading claims in its “Grrrrrreen” campaign which promoted the environmentally friendly nature of its Saab range of vehicles.
V8 Supercars Australia Pty Ltd has acknowledged the ACCC's concerns that its claim that carbon emissions would be entirely offset by the planting of trees may have been misleading or deceptive and therefore a breach of section 52 of the Trade Practices Act, because there was no explanation that it is likely to take the life-time of the trees before those emissions are absorbed.