Mondaq All Regions: Consumer Protection
Koury Lopes Advogados
On July 2, 2019, the Ministry of Justice published the Administrative Act # 618/19 that "Provides the procedure for communication of harmfulness or dangerousness of products and services
McMillan LLP
In 2018, the British Columbia provincial government (the "Government") published a white paper describing its proposed Land Ownership Transparency Act
Houser Henry & Syron LLP
One of a manufacturer's greatest worries is an unexpected call about an accident and injuries involving its product.
J A Kemp
On 11 June 2019, the EU published Regulation (EU) 2019/933, which amends Regulation (EC) 469/2009 concerning supplementary protection certificates (SPCs).
Hogan Lovells
Although Member states may opt to derogate from Article 7(e), it provides an important defence to producers facing product liability claims in the EU
Van Bael & Bellis
Accordingly, the ECJ favours the performance of the contract instead, rescission should be considered as a solution of last resort.
Wrigleys Solicitors
We look here at the key changes included in the Academies Financial Handbook 2019 and what this means for the sector.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Earlier this month, the UK government launched its Smart Data Consultation (Consultation). The Consultation follows the publication of the terms of reference
Butler Snow LLP
In some design defect cases, the identity of the product decides the case. When a plaintiff seeks to prove there is a safer alternative design, the design must be for the same product
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Although final rules were published in December of 2018, July 1st marked the date that issuers (other than smaller reporting companies and emerging growth companies) must begin complying
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The FTC adoption of several rules that will require nationwide consumer reporting agencies ("CRAs") to provide a free electronic credit monitoring service to active-duty military consumers
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
Operating a GA business? Understand the Fair Business Practices Act
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
Let's discuss the consumer protection violations.
Hogan Lovells
Although in the past few weeks the U.S. Department of Education (ED) had encouraged institutions to prepare for additional compliance requirements related to gainful employment (GE) that were
Foley & Lardner
Businesses that communicate with consumers through telemarketing calls, text messages or faxes to residential telephone lines, cellular telephones, or fax machines, are likely familiar with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, 47 U.S.C. § 227 ("TCPA").
Thompson Coburn LLP
On July 1, 2019, the U.S. Department of Education published in the Federal Register a new Gainful Employment (GE) rule (the "2019 GE Rule").
Cooley LLP
The Department of Education released a final rule that rescinds the entirety of the Obama-era Gainful Employment Rule.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The United States comprises about 4% of the world's population – and houses about 22% of the world's prison population. The U.S. Department of Justice reports that each year approximately
Hogan Lovells
After granting institutions several extensions to comply with certain disclosure requirements of the U.S. Department of Education's (ED
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued two administrative complaints and proposed settlements enforcing the U.S. federal Consumer Review Fairness Act
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