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Goldman Hine LLP
The Ontario Consumer Protection Act, SO 2002, c 30, Sched A (the "CPA") contains provisions requiring lenders to provide extensive financial disclosure to consumers.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
According to a press release of the Federation of German Consumer Organisations (Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband; ‘vzbv') dated 19 July 2017, the German Federal Supreme Court (‘FSC')...
Nishith Desai Associates
Customer not liable for amounts lost in fraudulent / unauthorized transactions where default not attributed to the customer, if reported to the bank within 3 working days.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Various food products are imported in India from different countries.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Recently, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs took another step in the direction of protecting consumers' interests by notifying an amendment to the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
Recently, the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, in its judgment dated 13.07.2017, adjudicated on the extent of applicability of the amended Section 8(1) of the Arbitration...
TLT Solicitors
FCA has published draft handbook rules and non-handbook guidance for consumer credit firms on managing the risks posed by incentives and remuneration.
Mayer Brown
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a final rule to clarify the TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure requirements.
Bowditch & Dewey
A former graduate student has brought suit against George Fox University in Oregon, claiming a violation of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act based on the University's alleged failure to accommodate her disabilities and efforts to force her out of her graduate program.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The Supreme Court has put an end to a jurisdictional contrivance used by the plaintiffs' bar to shop for a friendly state forum, even if neither the plaintiff, nor the defendant, nor the actionable conduct...
Fenwick & West LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau published its final rule regulating arbitration provisions in contracts between certain financial service providers in the core consumer financial markets of lending money...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On July 25, 2017 at 9:00 AM, the Consumer Product Safety Commission will be hosting a public workshop on Recall Effectiveness.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Tenth Circuit recently upheld a Utah district court's finding that a branded drug manufacturer could not be held liable for failing to warn consumers about alleged birth defect risks when the FDA...
Foley & Lardner
The court, however, ruled that the defendants were entitled the protection of the ABA exemption as a matter of law, and dismissed the Bureau's case.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In Boucher et al. v. Finance System of Green Bay, Inc. et al., the plaintiffs defaulted on medical debts which were placed with Finance System to collect.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
California took two important steps forward to implement its new Green Chemistry Initiative, also known as the Safer Consumer Products (SCP) Program...
Reed Smith
The warranty is "express."
Morgan Lewis
Many of you likely offer "no interest" promotions on store credit cards to your customers.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In a much-watched decision involving the hotbed issue of consent under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that...
McDermott Will & Emery
Direct-to-consumer (DTC) sales of alcohol beverages have been a hot topic in the alcohol industry for the last two decades.
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Pinsent Masons LLP
The consultation closes on 21 September 2017, and the FCA expects to publish its new rules early next year.
Holding Redlich
Keeping you updated on competition and consumer law matters.
Khaitan & Co
The purpose of the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 (PCR) is to regulate pre-packaged commodities. Under the PCR, pre-packaged commodities must comply with certain mandatory labelling requirements.
Bartier Perry
If you are an international online retailer, think twice before assuming you won't fall into the broad net of the ACL.
Carroll & O'Dea
The protection against unfair contractual terms under the ACL has been extended to certain kinds of small business.
Stacks Law Firm
This article examines some aspects of the protections available to people trapped in unfair contracts.
Carroll & O'Dea
The Court was satisfied that both Ms Gibson and her company engaged in conduct that was misleading or deceptive.
Seth Dua & Associates
The holders being aggrieved party filed a petition before the NCLT for the recovery of their deposits.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases and cases relating to competition and consumer law in Australia.
Carroll & O'Dea
Certification of financial viability must be signed by the principal of the non-government school and an approved body.
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