Mondaq Asia Pacific: Consumer Protection
Holman Webb
Businesses should ensure that any promotions do not cross a 'fine line' between acceptable and misleading or deceptive.
Clayton Utz
Unless there is substantive unfairness, unconscionable conduct and unfair terms may remain difficult to prove.
Clayton Utz
Businesses using online reviews as part of their marketing toolkit, must employ openness, consistency and honesty.
Holman Webb
As new businesses develop and technology advances some principles still remain the same.
Mayer Brown JSM
On 5 August 2016, the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) released the draft Implementation of the Law of the People's Republic of China on Protection of Consumer Rights and Interests...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
These Measures mainly set forth the obligations of sellers related to product quality, as well as the obligations of the local AICs with regard to supervision and inspection on product quality.
Mayer Brown JSM
In Yuen Pui Man Ellen v. Majestic Furniture & Interior Design Limited (DCPI1960/2011), the Plaintiff purchased certain made-to-measure furniture from a renowned interior design company.
Nishith Desai Associates
In the last few years, the Government of India has implemented reforms in different sectors in India such as information technology, health, automobiles, etc.
LexCounsel Law Offices
The Hon'ble Supreme Court of India has quashed the Telecom Consumers Protection (Ninth Amendment) Regulations dated October 16, 2015 issued by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.
AMLEGALS
Every demand of capitation fee by educational institutions is unethical & illegal.
Nishith Desai Associates
Of late, we have had a lot of legislative and stakeholder activism in the K-12 and higher education space in India. States like Tamil Nadu, Rajashthan & Maharashtra has seen the most of it.
LexCounsel Law Offices
The continued logjam on the effective working of the Parliament and the conflicting self-interest of political parties (at the cost of the nation) ensures that the legislature is unable to perform its key function of legislating new enactments to meet the needs of the changing times.
LexCounsel Law Offices
India has seen an exponential growth in the education sector and it holds an important place in the global education market.
ABNR Law
ICLG Product Liability 2016 - Indonesia
ABNR Law
n addition to general provisions under the Indonesian Civil Code ("ICC"), product liability is specifically regulated under Law No. 8 of 1999 concerning Consumer Protection ("Law 8").
Hanafiah Ponggawa & Partners
Despite the debates on the high rate of consumerism in Indonesian society, we cannot neglect the fact that people who spend most of their income on shopping must be protected from faulty products.
Orrick
​David Case and Shinsuke Yakura published an article in "The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Product Liability 2016" (14th Edition, published by Global Legal Group).
Skrine & Co
Kelly Chung considers the need for greater consumer protection in Malaysia. The National Consumers Complaints Centre has recently been advocating for the introduction of lemon laws into our legal system.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
A new prohibition on businesses making unsubstantiated representations is one of the key amendments to the Fair Trading Act.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
NZ has prohibited unfair contract terms in standard form consumer contracts.
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DibbsBarker
This case shows how the Court applies the reasonable person test to determine if conduct is likely to mislead or deceive.
Clayton Utz
Unless there is substantive unfairness, unconscionable conduct and unfair terms may remain difficult to prove.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The law aims to curb potential for small businesses to be disadvantaged by unfair contract terms in business agreements.
Marque Lawyers
This article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC, cartels and misleading and deceptive conduct.
Marque Lawyers
It's against the law to advertise goods or services at a particular price unless you have reasonable supplies available.
Holman Webb
As new businesses develop and technology advances some principles still remain the same.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
Marque Lawyers
If you offer something for free, disclose any conditions, so customers are aware from the outset what they are in for.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Food offered for retail sale will be required to be labelled more clearly to inform consumers of the product's origins.
Clayton Utz
Rights-holders should explore site-blocking injunctions as a way to stifle the online trade in counterfeit goods.
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