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Madgwicks
Penalties under Australian Consumer Law have increased significantly for individuals and corporations - details provided.
Marque Lawyers
Entertaining summary of a few interesting cases where the ACCC imposed fines on companies and in some cases, directors too.
McCague Borlack LLP
Motor vehicle litigation is going to shift to product liability involving manufacturers.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In K.W. v. Toronto Catholic District School Board, K.W., a Grade 12 student in a school operated by the Toronto Catholic District School Board (the Board), brought an application ...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The amendments in Bill 31 provide for a wider range of misconduct and stronger sanctions within the Ontario College of Teachers Act, 1996.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On August 22, 2018, the Conservative government announced that it was holding "unprecedented" consultation into education reform.
Jones Day
The Situation: The United Kingdom is positioning itself as the "go to" location to develop, test, and drive automated vehicles ...
Clyde & Co
Product liability is a fast-evolving landscape, driven by a range of factors from tightening regulation to mass product litigation.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau adopted an interim final rule creating a "new notice of rights" that may be required to be distributed to consumers.
Troutman Sanders LLP
As large retailers and other consumer products companies continue to replace research and development ...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") issued a new "A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act" ("FCRA") ("Summary of Rights") form on September 12, 2018.
Bowditch & Dewey
A bill seeking to require that colleges conduct sexual misconduct surveys was not passed before the formal legislative session ended on July 31, 2018. The
Davis & Gilbert
It's back to school time, and there's so much noise about a student loan crisis that there's a need to corral all the noisemakers and to gain an understanding of what's actually going on
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On September 12, 2018, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection issued new model forms for the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
Epstein Becker & Green
Startups offering equity plans get regulatory relief. The legislation that President Trump signed in May to ease regulations under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Ward and Smith, P.A.
California has now enacted the strictest data privacy law in the nation.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
This past week, several consumer actions made headlines that affect the retail industry.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
New York State's Mount Vernon School District will be required to significantly improve its compliance rate with laws and regulations governing the education of students with disabilities.
Proskauer Rose LLP
Public schools across the country too often rely on harsh disciplinary measures.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
On September 5, 2018, the United States District Court for Colorado granted a motion permitting All Web Leads, Inc. to intervene in a TCPA class action lawsuit filed by Plaintiff Jennifer Turner against Defendant Efinancial, LLC.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Businesses should regularly review their insurance policies and consider the scope of cover and existing policy limits.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Companies should review business-to-business standard form contracts for compliance with unfair contract terms changes.
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
Using credit repair and debt management firms may mean consumers pay high fees and not get the solution they're seeking.
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.
Mintz
We are pleased to present the latest edition of our Monthly TCPA Digest, providing insights and news related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Unfair Contract Regime may become useful for people to avoid certain clauses in a lease because they are unfair.
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.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The FTC traditionally relied on the second proviso of Section 13(b) for access to the federal courts.
Jones Day
These obligations are increasingly a focus for the ACCC.
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.
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