Antitrust Antitrust

Airbnb Australian lawsuit over misleading pricing moves to mediation

By James Panichi
  • 24 Nov 2022 01:14
  • 24 Nov 2022 01:14
Airbnb appears likely to settle a lawsuit alleging that the online rental platform misled Australian consumers by advertising prices in US dollars, with a Melbourne court today hearing that both sides are ready to accept a process of mediation and hope to resolve the case in early 2023.

To view the latest version of this document and thousands of others like it, sign-in to MLex or register for a free trial.

James Panichi

Senior Editor, Asia Pacific

James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the European operation of US political website Politico as an investigative reporter specializing in governance, transparency and lobbying.

Discover MLex

Stay on top of global regulatory developments

Latest News