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Game Over: Sony to pay $3.5 million penalty for breaching the Australian Consumer Law

    The Federal Court of Australia has ordered that Sony Interactive Entertainment Network Europe Limited (Sony Europe) pay AUD$3.5 million in penalties for making false and misleading representations to Australian consumers about their Australian Consumer Law (ACL) rights.[1] Background In May 2019, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) instituted proceedings against Sony Europe … Read More

The Personal Property Securities Act – ASIC Migrated Charges

Since the Personal Property Securities Act (PPSA) became operational at the end of January, 2012, there have been a number of issues that have arisen in relation to this important new legalisation. Understandably with any new system, accessibility and performance may be a challenge. The issue of ASIC migrated charges (now known as security interests … Read More

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