Latest Judgments

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Today's published judgments

SZVJV v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2020] FCA 22
MIGRATION - appeal from Federal Circuit Court - whether Court erred in dismissing application for judicial review of decision of a delegate of Respondent to refuse to issue Appellants protection visas - where two previous applications for protection visas by each Appellant refused - where delegate found present application invalid under Migration Act 1958 (Cth) s 48A - where Appellants argued that Form 866 used in previous applications rendered them invalid such that s 48A not engaged - consideration of principle in SZMOX v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2018] FCAFC 121; 265 FCR 477
21 Jan 2020 |  PERRAM J

Consumer Law
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Trivago N.V. [2020] FCA 16
CONSUMER LAW - misleading or deceptive conduct - where the respondent conducted an online search and price comparison platform for travel accommodation - where the respondent's television advertisements stated that the respondent made it easy "to find the ideal hotel for the best price" - where the website presented prices from a number of different online booking sites for a particular hotel - where one price was presented in green, in a large font with space around it (the Top Position Offer) - where the expert evidence at trial established that in approximately 66% of listings, higher priced offers were selected as the Top Position Offer over alternative lower priced offers - whether the respondent made each of the alleged representations - whether, if the representations were made, they were misleading or deceptive
20 Jan 2020 |  MOSHINSKY J