Mondaq Asia Pacific: Consumer Protection
Holding Redlich
This newsletter has links to recent media releases and cases relating competition and consumer law.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Schools should mitigate this risk by training staff on the school's duty of care to keep all children safe at school.
Bryks Lawyers
These companies breached the ACL, by false and misleading representations (Thermomix) and unconscionable conduct (Ford).
Holding Redlich
This case sent a strong message to contractors to be wary about the fairness of contract terms with small businesses.
Davies Collison Cave
This case provides a useful guide regarding the level of scientific support required to make a legally acceptable representation regarding the performance of a product in comparison to a competitor's product.
HFG Law & Intellectual Property
It appears nowadays clear that Chinese authorities are moving towards strict application of food safety provisions.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The People's Republic of China is making progress in implementing its mandatory "social credit system." Multinational businesses in China should be watchful of this system, and ready for it when it rolls out – if it hasn't already.
VGC Law Firm
Globalisation, increase in trade, emergence of new modes of dealings and supplies and e-commerce have created new options and opportunities for consumers.
Singh & Associates
The pros and cons of consumerism including rising demands and issues of globalization have been affecting everyone in recent times.
Nishith Desai Associates
From Oxford to Hogwarts, the UK is undoubtedly home to some of the most iconic schools, colleges and universities in the world.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The role of an in-house Counsel, is rapidly evolving to keep pace with the changing needs of the businesses that they support.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The officials raided several stores selling electronic goods in Ernakulum, Thrissur, Palakkad, and Idukki districts of Kerala.
Singh & Associates
The term homonym is defined in Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (tenth edition) as "one of two or more words spelled and pronounced alike but different in meaning."
Nishith Desai Associates
The movement to mandate learning of the dominant official language of states as a compulsory subject has acquired momentum again.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In a recent case before the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India to deal with the mushrooming of private law colleges in Tamil Nadu considered the validity of Tamil Nadu Establishment of Private Law Colleges (Prohibition) Act, 2014.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The Government of India recently introduced a bill in the Indian Parliament to establish a Central Consumer Protection Authority ("CCPA") to regulate matters related to consumers' rights, including false and misleading advertising.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Consumer Protection Bill, 2017 which was approved by the Union Cabinet last year (as already discussed in our previous titled "India: The Union Cabinet Approves The Consumer Protection Bill, 2017"...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Union Cabinet on December 20, 2017, has given its approval for the introduction of the new Consumer Protection Bill, 2017, to amend the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
Nishith Desai Associates
The matter is to be placed for consideration of Court on September 11, 2018.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
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