Archive for the 'Litigation' Category

17 January 2020

Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) – What is it?

On November 1, 2018 the Australian Financial Complaints Authority, or AFCA, commenced to receive complaints from consumers and small business. What is the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (‘AFCA’)? AFCA is not a government department or agency and is not a regulator of the financial services industry. AFCA are a not-for-profit company, limited by guarantee that is governed by a […]

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21 November 2019

Commercial Disputes – Arbitration, Mediation or Litigation?

What are your options should you find yourself in a dispute with: your landlord or body corporate over the conditions of your office suite or real property; or a customer or contractor about the meaning and implications of ambiguous terms in a contract; or a business partner over distribution efforts and rewards; or a former […]

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26 August 2019

New ‘lemon laws’ to protect buyers take effect from 1 September

On 1 September 2019, the Palaszczuk Governments new ‘lemon laws’ take effect with aim of specifically targeting defective cars that can’t be repaired to a customer’s satisfaction and to re-introduce a 30-day/1000km warranties for people buying a vehicle from a motor dealer, that is more than 10 years old, or which has 160,000km or more […]

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