Commercial and Corporate case note: Court’s decision ‘shredz’ $2.25 million from Heinz for misleading or deceptive health claims
In the recent case Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v H.J. Heinz Company Australia Limited , the Federal Court determined that the well-known food manufacturer and food supplier, Heinz, breached the Australian Consumer Law by making misleading or deceptive representations that its ‘Little Kids fruit & veg SHREDZ‘ products were beneficial to the health of children aged 1 to 3 years.
Intellectual Property update: New IP Court list to provide affordable IP dispute resolution
On 1 July 2018, a specialist intellectual property (IP) list was introduced to the Federal Circuit Court system with the objective of providing efficient and cost effective dispute resolution for IP matters in a more consistent and timely manner.
Estate Group update: Superannuation Complaints Tribunal considers social media and text messages in decision to pay death benefit to claimed spouse
Our latest Estate Group update looks at the decision by the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal to uphold the decision of a retail superannuation fund trustee to pay a deceased member’s superannuation proceeds to his claimed spouse of nine months.