The direct selling industry is likely to be significantly affected by recently proposed amendments to the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).
The Federal Court of Australia has made orders by consent declaring unfair and void eight terms in JJ Richards & Sons’ standard form contract.
The ACCC has commenced its first Federal Court case under the November 2016 Australian Consumer Law unfair contracts provisions relating to small businesses.
A recent decision of the District Court of New South Wales confirms that claims for defamation can be successful even when a publication does not identify a person by name.
Social media has revolutionised the direct selling industry. It provides a flexible platform for companies and sellers to constantly connect with consumers.