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Refused the right to refund and replacement: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Mazda Australia Pty Ltd [2021] FCA 1493

The case of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Mazda Australia Pty Ltd [2021] FCA 1493 (ACCC v Mazda Australia) concerned allegations made by the ACCC that Mazda had engaged in unconscionable conduct as well as misleading and deceptive conduct.

Avoid the risks of undocumented loan and security agreements

MST Lawyers is often asked to advise in respect of loan and security agreements that were not documented at the time that money was advanced.

The Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme Regulations have arrived and apply for the period from 16 January 2022 to 15 March 2022

On 1 February 2022 the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme Regulations 2022 (“the 2022 Regulations”) were brought into effect in Victoria. The 2022 Regulations are substantially the same as the 2021 Regulations and cover the period from 16 January 2022 to 15 March 2022.

Extended Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme – To run until 15 March 2022

On 15 January 2022, the Minister for Small Business announced an extension to the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme. The extended scheme will now run until 15 March 2022, allowing eligible tenants rent relief until that date from 15 January (which is the date the 2021 Regulations would otherwise have ended). The enabling legislation allows the…