From the mid 1990s, Cheap As Chips Franchising Pty Ltd ("Cheap As Chips") has been a franchisor of mobile general and residential and commercial cleaning services and cleaning agents, equipment and other related products.
Gunns Limited ('Gunns') have provided the ACCC with an undertaking in relation to its aquisition of North Forest Products. The undertaking requires Gunns to make certain pricing and cost information available for five years.
This undertaking relates to Ansett's takeover of Hazelton Airlines. The undertaking requires Ansett to make available up to 4000 slots p.a at Sydney Airport to new entrants to the NSW regional airline market, limit the swapping of slots within the Ansett group and limit price rises on the Albury and Wagga routes.
Super Cheap Auto Pty Ltd has provided a section 87B undertaking to the ACCC in respect of the supply of vehicle and trolley jacks which do not comply with the mandatory safety standard. Super Cheap Auto Pty Ltd has already placed product recall notices in major Australian newspapers and has undertaken to implement a trade practices compliance program.
Melbourne based Regency Importing Company Australia Pty Ltd imported about 862 "DT900 Lifestyler" exercise cycles that failed to comply with the standard. The company has recalled the exercise cycles and has agreed to implement a compliance program to ensure that it understands it's obligations in regard to consumer product safety.
During the period of approximately August 1998 and January 2000, Sony Australia Limited caused to be published and made available to consumers the sales brochures "Sony 1998-99 handycam" and "Sony 1999 Digital handycam" ('the Brochures').
The parties were involved in litigation by the ACCC relating to 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 Act.