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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Following a review of add-on general insurance products sold through car dealers, ASIC identified a number of concerns.
Holding Redlich
The Government's response to this report into the ACL may have wide ranging implications in the communications sector.
Holding Redlich
An area of ACCC focus to protect consumers is the broadband performance and speed claims by internet service providers.
Clayton Utz
Unlike some countries, Australia does not have a specific regime that regulates negative option billing programs.
Stacks Law Firm
Progress is being made in the battle against online scams, particularly those using social media to find their victims.
If the ACCC considers a breach of the ACL has occurred, it is prepared to take action against foreign-based businesses.
Aird & Berlis LLP
On April 10, 2017, the Ontario government passed Bill 59, titled Putting Consumers First Act (Consumer Protection Statute Law Amendment), 2017.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
After being asked to be more attentive and prosecute all violators of the Legal Metrology Laws by the National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission on February 01, 2016 in the matter of Revision Petition No. 2038/2015 ...
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission ("CCPC") has a broad statutory remit to encourage competition and to promote and protect the interests and welfare of consumers.
Guzeloglu Attorneys-at-law
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Alston & Bird LLP
DTSC has released the rulemaking for its second selected "priority product" which is spray polyurethane foam systems with unreacted methylene diphenyl diicyanates.
Frost Brown Todd
The CFPB has also issued a helpful Prepaid Account Coverage Chart, consisting of a flow chart to help analyze whether the Prepaid Rules apply to a particular product.
Reed Smith
However a drug/device product liability is styled, it will almost always be focused on a claim of failure to warn.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On March 17, the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota granted Intercept Corporation ("Intercept")
Davis & Gilbert
Businesses and regulators are focusing on cross-device tracking, ad blocking technologies and ad fraud, with particular attention to consumer trust, choice and safety issues.
Troutman Sanders LLP
The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington preliminarily approved a $5.3 million settlement of a Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action against taxi cab companies Orange Cab Company...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
It's been five years since Concepcion made "clear" that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempts state laws that forbid class action waivers.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
California's innovative Safer Consumer Products regulations, also known as the Green Chemistry Initiative, are ready for another step forward...
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously held that a New York statute prohibiting merchants from imposing a surcharge on credit card purchases regulates merchants' speech.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In the last two weeks, two federal district court judges in New Jersey dismissed putative class actions brought under New Jersey's Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA).
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Following the publication of an Evaluation and Fitness Check Roadmap in September 2016, a European Commission consultation seeks views on the application and performance of Directive 85/374...
In the latest edition of The Deloitte Consumer Review, Digital Predictions 2017, we focus on six digital technology trends that will accelerate disruption in the consumer market in 2017.
Mayer Brown
A complaint filed March 23 by the bankruptcy trustee for Lam Cloud Management, LLC in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey challenges two small business financing models:
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Class action lawyers in California wield two powerful tools: the Unfair Competition Law, California Business and Professions Code sections 17200 - 17209; and the Consumers Legal Remedies Act...
Howie, Sacks & Henry
In this blog post, I review Monsanto's role in continuing to market Roundup as a safe substance while evidence mounts to the contrary.
Butler Snow LLP
The race is on for the commercialization of Autonomous (driverless) Vehicles (AVs) – Google and Nissan hope to get there by 2020.
Holding Redlich
These enforcement actions highlight the importance of early cooperation with the regulators to avoid the worst outcomes.
Davis & Gilbert
If you don't like being retargeted by an online retailer, click the AdChoices icon and opt out of the provider who is retargeting you.
Holding Redlich
Key competition issues, consumer protection action, and upcoming regulatory action are included in the ACCC report.
Khaitan & Co
The vehicle manufacturers argued before the SC that the manufacturers were entitled to manufacture such vehicles till 31 March 2017 and hence in doing so, they had not violated any prohibition or law.
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