Mondaq Asia Pacific: Consumer Protection
Marque Lawyers
Meriton has been hit with a $3M penalty for false representations based on conduct with its TripAdvisor reviews.
Holding Redlich
All businesses must strictly comply with Australian consumer law and ensure they clearly let consumers know their rights.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Liability for misleading or deceptive conduct claims pursuant to section 18 of the ACL cannot be excluded by contract.
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.
Nishith Desai Associates
Through Institution of Eminence ("IoE"), the government aims to create 20 world class higher education institutions in India
Nishith Desai Associates
Private sector is making immense contribution to K-12 education sector. However, our laws still require schools to be set up by a not-for-profit structure, such as a trust or society.
LexCounsel Law Offices
The education sector in India is one of the most dynamic sectors with immense potential for growth and investment.
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.
Jones Day
On June 8, 2018, the Act to Partially Amend the Consumer Contract Act was enacted.
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Future action for non-compliance with the ACL in the marketing of therapeutic goods may result in much higher penalties.
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Using credit repair and debt management firms may mean consumers pay high fees and not get the solution they're seeking.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The interests of consumers are sought to be protected and promoted under the Act inter alia by establishment of Consumer Protection Councils at the District, State and National levels.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Unfair Contract Regime may become useful for people to avoid certain clauses in a lease because they are unfair.
Jones Day
These obligations are increasingly a focus for the ACCC.
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"...
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