Effective management of these risks in the constantly evolving regulatory landscape in Australia requires a detailed understanding of relevant compliance obligations and requirements and the skills to develop and implement practical solutions for individual businesses.
At Prestige Legal & Corporate Services we have the detailed technical knowledge and demonstrated practical skills to assist our clients in identifying relevant issues that may arise in this area and developing effective strategies for negotiating with regulatory bodies such as the Department of Fair Trading (DFT) (or equivalent) in each State or Territory, and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
Our knowledge of a diverse range industries and sectors is also a significant benefit for our clients.
Our services in competition law and consumer law include:
advice on all aspects of State and Territory fair trading laws and Commonwealth competition and consumer legislation
advice on the application of competition law to contracts and other commercial agreements
advising on advertising and marketing compliance
advising and representing clients in product recall situations
advice on the competition law aspects of mergers and acquisitions including submissions to the ACCC for formal and informal clearance
development of compliance programs including assistance where required in the implementation of these initiatives
practical and strategic advice in responding to and dealing with the DFT or ACCC and other regulatory bodies
representation before the ACCC including the preparation and submission of applications for authorisation and notification advice and representation of clients in ACCC investigations and in applications for immunity