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Bank of Queensland finances telco scam

Finance companies are racing against time to squeeze money out of Australian small businesses before a major Federal Court case shows that their contracts are unenforceable. Two separate groups of telco companies promoted the notorious telco equipment / finance / servces bundling … Continue reading

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ACCC launches telco trade practices blitzkrieg

ACCC today launched heavyweight legal proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against 28 parties involved in ‘bundled services deals’, alleging that customer equipment is ‘secretly’ financed while the customer (wrongly) believes they are getting ownership of it for free. … Continue reading

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Bundling ruled illegal !

Do we have your attention ?  The Federal Court of Australia has ruled that a product bundling arrangement is illegal under the Trade Practices Act 1974. Before you panic, you need to understand that the decision was based on a … Continue reading

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