The compliance program of the Australian Competition and Consumer Council, the body established to oversee compliance with competition law in Australia, is continually expanding.
The rigour with which it pursues businesses throughout Australia is such that now any business not conversant with its legal obligations under legislation such as the Trade Practices Act takes a considerable risk.
Not infrequently Neumann & Turnour Lawyers is contacted in regard to these issues once a prosecution has commenced. Whilst at that point there is often still a lot that may be done, early prevention is preferable.
Proceedings can be avoided through appropriate advice at critical stages in a business development.