A guide to the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2021

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) recently announced the release of the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Code 2021 (TGA Code) following eighteen months of consultation with stakeholders.  Amongst other updates, the TGA Code reduces the number of mandatory statements required to accompany advertisements of therapeutic goods.  This article discusses the key changes introduced in the new TGA Code. [Read more…]

Employsure’s Google ads found to have mislead businesses

The Full Federal Court, in the case of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Employsure Pty Ltd [2021] FCAFC 142, unanimously upheld the appeal by the ACCC regarding a number of Google Ads, posted by Employsure Pty Ltd (Employsure) – a workplace relations advisory company) between August 2016 and August 2018.

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Advertising guidelines for Carriage Service Providers

This article gives an overview of the requirements set out under the Telecommunications Consumer Protections Code 2019 (TCP Code) for advertising by Carriage Service Providers (CSP).  The TCP is a binding code under the Telecommunications Act 1997 (Cth) and the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman can take enforcement action CSP’s which breach the TCP Code. [Read more…]

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