Beware of online booking portals as Trivago is found guilty of misleading consumers
Holiday booking behemoth Trivago has had its appeal to the Full Court of the Federal Court dismissed in a finding that affirms the original decision that Trivago has mislead consumers. On 4 November 2020, the Full Federal Court confirmed the original decision from January that Trivago did not sufficiently disclose...Read More
The purchase and sale of businesses: Post-settlement considerations
This is the second article of our two-part series on the purchase and sale of businesses. In our first article we highlighted some of the big-picture items to consider when forming an agreement to buy or sell a business and progressing that agreement through to an actual settlement date. This...Read More
Protecting your estate from a potential dispute
When it comes to estates, there is an old saying, ‘where there’s a Will, there are 400 relatives’. We would all like to think that when we make a Will, respect will be given to our testamentary wishes upon our deaths. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. The Family...Read More
My ex wants me to move out, do I still have to pay the mortgage?
Often couples separate after buying a home (and getting a mortgage) together. When this occurs difficult questions usually arise up about who is going to stay in the home, whether the home is going to be sold or kept by one of the parties, and who is going to pay...Read More
Did Google mislead users?
Earlier this year, the Australia Competition and Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against Google. The ACCC alleges Google mislead Australian consumers to get them to agree to allow Google to increase the scope of personal information that is collects about them. This court proceeding brings to...Read More