Australia

Australian Competition & Consumer Commission v. De Longhi Australia Pty. Ltd. (2008)

Jurisdiction: Australia


Side A: Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (Government)


Side B: De Longhi Australia Pty Ltd (Corporation)


Core objectives: Challenge to corporation for false green advertising


Summary
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission challenged De Longhi Australia Pty Ltd for falsely claiming that the refrigerant gas R290 used in its portable air conditioners was "environmentally friendly." De Longhi provided a court-enforceable undertaking that it would modify its advertising to avoid unqualified claims.
Case documents

from the Grantham Research Institute
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