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Kott Gunning
Your credit information is retained for a certain period of time, after which it must be removed from your credit report.
Holding Redlich
The ACCC cracked down on the waste management sector for the use of unfair contract terms in standard form contracts.
Holding Redlich
Since 2017, when the ACCC announced that UCT was one of the top priorities, there has been some real action in this area.
Torys LLP
The Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2, Bill C-86 (Bill), was introduced in the House of Commons on October 29.
Andersen Tax & Legal
Through our expertise, we truly find this new law to be a positive step, beneficial for consumers.
Khurana and Khurana
With the growth of internet and advent of a global economy, the world has become one big marketplace and all of us are ‘consumers' in some sense or the other.
Dhaval Vussonji & Associates
All the 16 First Appeals were heard by the NCDRC together and disposed of by a common order dated 12th December 2018.
Walkers
Following further debate in the Seanad (the upper house of the Irish parliament) on 18 December 2018, the Consumer Protection (Regulation of Credit Servicing Firms) Amendment Bill 2018 (the "Bill")
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
"Geo-blocking" designates the problem of customers not being able to buy goods and services from traders located in a different European Union Member State for reasons related to their nationality, place of residence or ...
Jones Day
In December 2018, the Dutch Senate unanimously passed legislation to introduce the international trade chamber of the Court of Amsterdam (Netherlands Commercial Court ("NCC")) and the Amsterdam Court of Appeal ("NCCA").
Reed Smith
Last week Bexis published a Legal Backgrounder for the Washington Legal Foundation, entitled "Recent Rulings Establish New Beachheads For Preemption In Drug And Device Product Liability Litigation."
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
December was a quiet month in the world of recalls for two reasons. First, there were only 19 product recalls—the second lowest number of monthly recalls in 2019.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Throughout law school I worked with the Suspension Representation Project (SRP) as an advocate in New York City public school suspension hearings, and am now helping to coordinate a new project at Proskauer through our partnership with SRP and The Center for Popular Democracy.
Reed Smith
Effective January 1, 2019, a new Vermont law imposes data security and annual disclosure obligations on data brokerage companies (e.g., Acxiom, Experian, Epsilon).
Proskauer Rose LLP
We recently blogged about the Second Circuit's December 3, 2018 decision in Jessani v. Monini, where, applying the reasonable consumer standard ...
Jones Day
On November 6, a proposed consumer class requested that the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington preliminarily approve its proposed $3.99 million settlement with a ride-sharing
Mayer Brown
In September 2018, Rep. Waters introduced the Consumers First Act.
Orrick
The FTC has long asserted it has the authority to bring actions in federal court to obtain injunctive relief and equitable monetary remedies (e.g. disgorgement, consumer redress) for unfair and deceptive practices.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The alert discusses the Proposed Policy's intention to fix several shortcomings of the 2016 Policy and encourage companies to test new financial products and services.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Vermont's new Data Broker Regulation ("Regulation") takes effect on January 1, 2019.
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Bowditch & Dewey
On February 13, 2018, the District Court for the Western District of Washington found that University parking lots built before January 26, 1992 are not subject to the "meaningful access" requirement under the ADA".
Khurana and Khurana
Advent of Reliance Jio has completely transformed the dynamics of telecom sector in India. Almost free outgoing calls and extremely cheap data services has forced revolutionary changes...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
VGC Law Firm
Globalisation, increase in trade, emergence of new modes of dealings and supplies and e-commerce have created new options and opportunities for consumers.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The autonomous motor vehicle industry is growing exponentially. Various automobile manufacturers, including Audi, Ford, Volkswagen, GM, BMW, Toyota, Tesla, and Nissan, have announced that they plan to sell fully autonomous motor vehicles by 2021.
Jones Day
Following consumer complaints, the Australian Competition and Consumer Regulator has released a report reminding airlines of obligations when dealing with the flying public.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Consumer Protection Bill, 2017 which was approved by the Union Cabinet last year (as already discussed in our previous titled "India: The Union Cabinet Approves The Consumer Protection Bill, 2017"...
Jones Day
These obligations are increasingly a focus for the ACCC.
Butler Snow LLP
Many state legislatures across the country have enacted statutory measures to limit the amount of compensatory and/or punitive damages recoverable ...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The FTC traditionally relied on the second proviso of Section 13(b) for access to the federal courts.
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