Stacks/The Law Firm
Whilst most teenagers will return home unharmed, what are schoolies' rights when overseas adventures go seriously wrong?
The ACCC alleged that Coles bullied suppliers and Coles consented to court orders that it pay $10 million in penalties.
In 2014, companies misrepresented the origins of their products, the types of products used and the methods of farming.
Stacks/The Law Firm
The latest scam tries to hide behind the Christmas mail by posing as postal services such as Australia Post or FedEx.
King & Wood Mallesons
Draft legislation and new local regulations suggest that the dawn of private educational institutions is approaching.
Singh & Associates
India has been a consumption-driven economy for the last many decades and as per the Ministry of External affairs, Government of India, the Consumer spending in the country is expected to increase about 2.5 times by 2025.
Nishith Desai Associates
The global automobile market is bullish like never before. With annual global auto sales hitting more than 80 million vehicles for the first time ever1, the stage seems to be set for a bull run in the auto market over the coming years
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".
What constitutes unsubstantiated representation?
The Minister hopes that the Code will achieve the right balance between consumer protection and industry flexibility.
A draft Responsible Lending Code has been released for comment, by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
A new section prohibiting businesses from making unsubstantiated representation is one of the key amendments to the FTA.
It is misleading and deceptive conduct if traders hide information in fine print or where consumers need to hunt for it.
Suppliers cannot rely on the fine print to correct, limit or qualify headline claims in warranties or advertisements.
The Commerce Commission released draft guidelines of its proposed approach to new provisions on unfair contract terms.
Draft guidelines have been released with regard to unfair contract terms provisions for consumer goods and services.
The changes are intended to provide stronger consumer protection.
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.