Mondaq Asia Pacific: Consumer Protection
Hunt & Hunt
The final report of the independent review of the Small Amount Credit Contract laws and consumer leases was released.
Watkins Tapsell
No company is immune from legal action if they are suspected of being in breach of the Australian Consumer Law.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The ACL can apply to the supply of goods by an overseas online platform even if the contract is governed by foreign law.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The article clarifies consumer transactions and how a business could limit its liability in certain B2B transactions.
Clayton Utz
Overseas online sellers will now have some clarity about their obligations to comply with the Australian Consumer Law.
Clayton Utz
At the same time as the Australian Consumer Law is being reviewed, public understanding of it is also being investigated.
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
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.
Singh & Associates
Strict Product Liability has evolved from the theory of Strict Liability which has itself developed from an English Case called Rylands vs Fletcher which is supposed to be the progenitor of the doctrine of Strict Liability.
Singh & Associates
This Article focuses on the present position/or necessary factors taken into consideration by the judiciary while delivering justice regarding such disputed matters.
RDA Legal
Consumer Tribunals are creatures of a statute and derive their power from the express provisions of that statute.
Anand & Anand
E-tailers are more often than not unwilling to maintain resale price according to what the manufacturer expects.
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.
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.
Chapman Tripp
The telecommunications contract review is a first look at the implementation approach to the unfair contract terms regime.
Hogan Lovells
Private equity investors are increasingly looking to the education sector to make sizeable investments, with high growth expectations driven by increasing demand for education and the introduction of new, innovative models of education.
Clyde & Co
On 18 September this year, US regulators announced that Volkswagen ("VW") had installed a so-called "defeat device" in many VW diesel vehicles sold in America.
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Hunt & Hunt
ASIC releases guidance on new protections for small businesses against unfair lending terms in standard form contracts.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The order reaffirms the Court's stance regarding false and misleading representations about consumer guarantee rights.
Clayton Utz
Employers should proceed with caution until this area of employment law is settled to avoid any unfair dismissal claims.
Marque Lawyers
The proposed new rules for misuse of market power will have serious implications for big business compliance costs.
Holding Redlich
This US based technology company made misleading representations to Australian consumers regarding consumer guarantees.
Clayton Utz
Several terms in "standard form" construction contracts could now fall foul of the CCA unfair contract term prohibitions.
Marque Lawyers
Small businesses will soon be able to take advantage of the unfair contract term rules in the Australian Consumer Law.
Holman Webb
The amendments will extend the unfair contract term protections to small businesses, those with less than 20 employees.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The ACCC can now stop merchants over-charging customers for paying for goods and services with credit or debit cards.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
This would include names and addresses of sellers, their license numbers, nutrition and ingredient information, food safety details and price parameters.
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