Mondaq Asia Pacific: Consumer Protection
Moore Stephens
All schools should review policies and procedures and governance structures, to ensure full compliance with the new Act.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The case illustrates the risk in adopting a food labelling campaign without sufficient regard to the impact on consumers.
Shire Legal
The ACCC has targeted online stores.
Clayton Utz
Education of consumers and businesses remained a key focus, but also considerable monitoring and enforcement activity.
King & Wood Mallesons
Draft legislation and new local regulations suggest that the dawn of private educational institutions is approaching.
Wan Hui Da
The State Administration for Industry and Commerce released a series of measures to further strengthen the regulation of online transactions.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The term Unfair Trade Practice broadly refers to any fraudulent, deceptive or dishonest trade practice.
Vaish Associates Advocates
Education, in simple parlance, means to impart knowledge and make it available to others. The word has been derived from the latin word "education" which means "bring up".
Cavell Leitch
The Minister hopes that the Code will achieve the right balance between consumer protection and industry flexibility.
Chapman Tripp
A draft Responsible Lending Code has been released for comment, by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
Cavell Leitch
A new section prohibiting businesses from making unsubstantiated representation is one of the key amendments to the FTA.
Cavell Leitch
It is misleading and deceptive conduct if traders hide information in fine print or where consumers need to hunt for it.
Chapman Tripp
Suppliers cannot rely on the fine print to correct, limit or qualify headline claims in warranties or advertisements.
Chapman Tripp
The Commerce Commission released draft guidelines of its proposed approach to new provisions on unfair contract terms.
Duncan Cotterill
Draft guidelines have been released with regard to unfair contract terms provisions for consumer goods and services.
Cavell Leitch
The changes are intended to provide stronger consumer protection.
Duncan Cotterill
Companies that don't comply with the new consumer law reform changes risk increased fines and penalties for any breach.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The inclusion of a new prohibition on businesses making unsubstantiated representations is one of the key amendments.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The NZ Parliament has abolished the Door to Door Sales Act and replaced it with new provisions in the Fair Trading Act.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
This article provides a brief overview of the key changes to New Zealand's consumer laws, enacted at the end of 2013.
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Singh & Associates
The Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2011 (‘the Bill’) was introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 16, 2011 by Mr. K.V. Thomas.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
The plaintiffs claimed that they invested in the schemes based on the misleading and deceptive conduct of the promoters.
Singh & Associates
After the amendment Act 62/2002 in the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, that came into force with effect from 15.03.2003, the definition of the expression "consumer" as defined in Section 2 of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986, was amended.
Marque Lawyers
If you're a business with social media, you need to be careful about what you say, because overstepping can be expensive.
Clayton Utz
Education of consumers and businesses remained a key focus, but also considerable monitoring and enforcement activity.
Truman Hoyle
Just because the goods are manufactured overseas does not mean Australian law will not apply!
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
European competition authorities are also serious about resale price maintenance or suppliers fixing resellers’ prices.
K&L Gates
The Federal Court decision is likely to encourage the ACCC to maintain unconscionable conduct as an enforcement priority.
DLA Piper Australia
The Federal Court declared by consent that 4 terms in the ACL standard form contract are unfair contract terms and void.
CBP Lawyers
Procedural fairness is pivotal for all educational institutions, whether government or non-government institutions.
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