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The Federal Court has ordered Reckitt Benckiser (Australia) Pty Ltd to pay a penalty of $1.7 million for engaging in misleading conduct in relation to its Nurofen Specific Pain products, in proceedings brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
The Competition Bureau has taken action against what it considers to be deceptive marketing practices by Moose Knuckles, a manufacturer of premium winter jackets, sold in a variety of high end stores across Canada and typically retail for $595 to over $1,000. The Bureau is alleging that the parkas are marketed as Made in Canada when they are mostly manufactured in Vietnam and elsewhere in Asia.
The Federal Court has declared that a number of terms in Europcar Australia’s 2013 standard rental agreement to be unfair, and therefore void, in proceedings brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.