ACCCount details the ACCC’s enforcement, compliance, merger, adjudication, economic regulation, market studies, advocacy and international activities during the July to September 2017 quarter.
This edition includes:
- The ACCC institutes proceedings in the Federal Court against Viagogo alleging it breached the Australia Consumer Law when reselling entertainment, music and live sport tickets.
- A fine of $25 million against Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha marking the first successful prosecution under the criminal cartel provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.
- The ACCC forms the Takata Taskforce and investigates the safety of motor vehicles containing Takata airbags.
- A fine of $8 million against Get Qualified Australia for multiple breaches of the Australian Consumer Law.
- A fine of $750,000 against Snowdale Holdings for making false or misleading representations that its eggs were ‘free range’.
- A ban on excessive payment surcharges applying to all businesses across Australia.
To read the full report, see: ACCCount 1 July to 30 September 2017