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CBP Lawyers
Retailers should install antivirus software and firewalls on POS systems, as data can be stolen in a variety of ways.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Australia may see more liberalisation of litigation funding regulation, with an increase in product liability litigation.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
The Federal Court has ruled that Coles breached the Australian Consumer Law by labelling its par-baked bread "fresh".
Chapman Tripp
The case reinforces the importance of accurate and complete record keeping by lenders and has points of interest for NZ.
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.
King & Wood Mallesons
The consumers claimed that change of product taste was in relation to the definition of a consumers' right to knowledge.
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".
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.
Duncan Cotterill
The fact sheet contains examples to reduce the risk of non-compliance with the new extended warranty requirements.
James & Wells Intellectual Property
This article focuses on the granting of new rights to consumers who buy goods through online auctions.
Russin & Vecchi
The Law on Consumer Protection (LoCP) provides new protections for consumers, and also places new burdens on traders.
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Kott Gunning
Directors can be made personally liable for misleading or deceptive conduct in commercial transactions for the company.
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.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Australia may see more liberalisation of litigation funding regulation, with an increase in product liability litigation.
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.
Chapman Tripp
Suppliers cannot rely on the fine print to correct, limit or qualify headline claims in warranties or advertisements.
Chapman Tripp
The case reinforces the importance of accurate and complete record keeping by lenders and has points of interest for NZ.
K&L Gates
The Federal Court decision is likely to encourage the ACCC to maintain unconscionable conduct as an enforcement priority.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The Government intends to enhance consumer protection and reduce red tape associated with domestic building contracts.
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".
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