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Bartier Perry
Increased ACL penalties aim to act as a deterrent for non-compliance instead of just being the cost of doing business.
Clyde & Co
In a recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia, Thermomix in Australia Pty Ltd has been ordered to pay a fine of AUD 4,608,500 for impliedly making false ...
Rogers Partners LLP
On April 30, 2018, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in 1688782 Ontario Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc. and Maple Leaf Consumer Foods Inc., 2018 ONCA 407 ("Maple Leaf Foods Inc.").
On September 13th, 2018, a significant modification to Law No. 19,496 Consumer Protection Act ("CPA") was enacted through its publication in the Official Gazette.
Cooley LLP
Product manufacturers risk a significant increase in European-style "class actions" if proposals to amend the draft "New Deal for Consumers" are adopted.
Nishith Desai Associates
The University Grants Commission ("UGC") has introduced regulations to recognize degrees, diplomas and certificates offered by Universities and Institutions deemed to be Universities...
Ozdagistanli Ekici Avukatlık Ortaklığı
Regulation on Amending the Price Label Regulation has published on the Official Gazette numbered 30539 and dated 18 September 2018 by the Ministry of Commerce in Turkey.
Ozdagistanli Ekici Avukatlık Ortaklığı
Ticaret Bakanlığı tarafından 18 Eylül 2018 tarih ve 30539 sayılı Resmi Gazete'de Fiyat Etiketi Yönetmeliğinde Değişiklik Yapılmasına Dair Yönetmelik yayınlandı.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
A properly functioning secondary ticket market benefits fans by providing access to tickets for the events they want to see, and in turn helps purchasers sell on tickets they can no longer use.
Wrigleys Solicitors
Disabled children with a tendency to abuse others physically should not fall outside the protection of discrimination legislation.
Brodies LLP
I have since come to realise that its importance cannot be overstated.
Wright Hassall LLP
The financial pressures on sixth form and further education college funding have been steadily building for a decade or more; indeed the Institute for Fiscal Studies has noted that, as a sector ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Public schools across the country too often rely on harsh disciplinary measures.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On September 5, 2018, the United States District Court for Colorado granted a motion permitting All Web Leads, Inc. to intervene in a TCPA class action lawsuit filed by Plaintiff Jennifer Turner against Defendant Efinancial, LLC.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On September 11, 2018, Chad Fernandez ("Plaintiff") "hit" Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Ltd. ("Tampa Bay Rays") with a putative Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action lawsuit in Florida federal court.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The Virginia Consumer Protection Act (VCPA), Virginia Code § 59.1-196 et seq., represents the Virginia General Assembly's effort to enact a sweeping and potent remedial tool to protect consumers ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In a recent decision, the California Court of Appeal reaffirmed and clarified how the "reasonable consumer" standard must be applied at the pleadings stage to mislabeling claims
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") has promulgated stricter regulations for consumer credit reporting agencies ("CCRAs") compiling information on New York consumers.
Mayer Brown
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection ("BCFP" or the "Bureau") wants your input on its proposed changes to the Trial Disclosure Programs Policy ("TDP Policy").
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") proposed amendments to its 2012 "Encourage Trial Disclosure Programs" policy (the "Policy").
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