Mondaq Asia Pacific: Consumer Protection
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.
Chapman Tripp
The Federal Court has awarded record penalties totalling $19 million against a payday lender.
Chapman Tripp
ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has outlined the Commission's compliance and enforcement priorities for 2015.
Chapman Tripp
The Federal Court has made orders by consent against Origin Energy Ltd and two of its subsidiaries.
Chapman Tripp
Fisher & Paykel has been penalised by the Federal Court of Australia.
Chapman Tripp
The ASA has partially upheld a complaint against an advertisement by the Greater Wellington Regional Council.
Chapman Tripp
The Commerce Commission has confirmed that Air New Zealand is being investigated.
Chapman Tripp
The new unfair contract terms (UCT) provisions of the Fair Trading Act will come into force on Tuesday, 17 March 2015.
Chapman Tripp
We summarise some recent consumer law cases.
Chapman Tripp
Our monthly review helps you to keep tabs on consumer law developments in New Zealand and overseas.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The Commerce Commission has indicated that it will take a proactive approach to enforcing these new rules.
Chapman Tripp
We outline the main changes since the draft guidelines were released for consultation in August last year.
Duncan Cotterill
A person must not include, enforce, apply, or rely on an unfair contract term in a standard form consumer contract.
Cavell Leitch
What constitutes unsubstantiated representation?
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.
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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.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The term Unfair Trade Practice broadly refers to any fraudulent, deceptive or dishonest trade practice.
Marque Lawyers
This alert includes recent cases of consumer guarantees and misleading and deceptive conduct claims by the ACCC.
Hunt & Hunt
The decision primarily focuses on the responsible lending obligations of payday lender, the Cash Store, under the Act.
Duncan Cotterill
A person must not include, enforce, apply, or rely on an unfair contract term in a standard form consumer contract.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
McDermott Will & Emery
Effective March 15, 2015, China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) will implement the new Measures for Penalties for Infringing upon the Rights and Interests of Consumers (Measures).
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Recent comments suggest Australia's consumer protection laws are being exploited by "corporate giants".
Holding Redlich
ACCC believed that the iiNet bus and tram advertisements failed to prominently state the total minimum price payable.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This article looks at key aspects of the Vioxx decision and the implications for life sciences companies and insurers.
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