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Regulatory Trends 2019 - Australia
The fast pace of regulatory change in Australia continues in 2019. This report sets out a summary of the key regulatory trends that are confronting ...
7 Oct 2019
Holiday Claims And Jurisdiction: No Court Is An Island
The High Court has confirmed that a claimant paralyzed at a holiday resort in Mallorca can sue the hotel and its insurer in England despite both companies being domiciled in Spain.
27 May 2019
CBIRC To Strengthen Consumer Complaint Handling In Banking & Insurance Sectors
On 5th may 2019, the China Banking & Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) published a discussion paper seeking comment on proposed draft regulations ‘Regulations Concerning Strengthening of Consumer Complaint Handling...
15 May 2019
New UAE Product Safety Law
A new Federal Law on product safety has been published in the UAE Official Gazette and will come into force in July 2019.
United Arab Emirates
15 Mar 2019
Europe Is Waking Up To The Need For Effective Class Actions
Proposed directive will offer consumers ‘new deal' on collective redress.
European Union
7 Jan 2019
The Microfinance Bill 2018
In this month's legal briefing we focus on the Microfinance Bill 2018 (the Bill) in anticipation for when the Bill ultimately becomes law, and discuss some of the key highlights of the legislation.
23 Nov 2018
The Future Of Consumer Protection In Australia: New Product Design And Distribution Laws On The Way
On 20 September 2018, the Australian Government introduced the Treasury Laws Amendment (Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers) Bill 2018...
8 Oct 2018
Mandatory Reporting For Product Related Incidents
In a recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia, Thermomix in Australia Pty Ltd has been ordered to pay a fine of AUD 4,608,500 for impliedly making false ...
18 Sep 2018
Professional Indemnity Risks In The Age Of Social Media
The prevalence of social media and its use by businesses to market their products and services, as well as engage with their customers and the wider public ...
18 Sep 2018
Enter At Your Own Risk: Ontario's Occupiers' Liability Act Prevails Over The Consumer Protection Act
The Consumer Protection Act does not invalidate waivers issued by recreational businesses to protect them against liability for injuries suffered by visitors to their premises.
16 Apr 2018
Fuites De Données: L'action Collective Contre Yahoo
Afin notamment de protéger les consommateurs québécois, les tribunaux du Québec peuvent bel et bien juger d'un litige impliquant Yahoo malgré des clauses contraires.
8 Mar 2018
Fair Fares - Clarifications From The European Court
On 6 July 2017 the Court of Justice of the EU delivered a judgment clarifying two issues arising in connection with the provisions relating to air fares in EU Regulation 1008/2008 ...
European Union
22 Feb 2018
Mastercard Collective Action Not To Proceed – Implications
Potentially the biggest and most complex claim in British legal history, according to some commentators, the Competition Appeal Tribunal
9 Nov 2017
Developments In Relation To The Montreal Convention 1999
When the Montreal Convention 1999 came into force in 2003, the Convention was widely seen as a modern and international liability regime governing air carrier liability overhauling the outdated Warsaw system of carrier's liability.
17 Aug 2017
Wilkes v DePuy (2016)
Wilkes v DePuy (2016) – QBD departs from previous authorities on "Defect" claims under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 and confirms no requirement of absolute safety in all circumstances...
22 May 2017
Product Liability And Recall
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...
31 Mar 2017
Wilkes v Depuy (2016) – QBD Departs From Previous Authorities On "Defect" Claims Under The Consumer Protection Act 1987 And Confirms No Requirement Of Absolute Safety In All Circumstances
Mr Justice Hickinbottom's seminal decision in Wilkes v DePuy (2016) EWHC 3096 (QB) marks a substantial departure from Burton J's controversial approach to "defect" under section 3 of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 in A v National Blood Authority (2001) 3 All E.R. 289.
30 Mar 2017
Actions collectives au Québec : Tour d'horizon
Au cours de la dernière année, les pratiques en matière d'actions collectives au Québec ont été affectées par l'entrée en vigueur du nouveau Code de procédure civile (« C.p.c. »), mais pas uniquement.
6 Mar 2017
US DOT Addresses Disclosure Of Baggage Fees
On January 19, 2017, the US Department of Transportation proposed to require air carriers, foreign air carriers, and ticket agents to clearly disclose to consumers fee information for a first checked bag, a second checked bag and one carry-on bag...
United States
9 Feb 2017
Recent Developments In DOT Consumer Protection
On October 16, 2016, the US Department of Transportation ("DOT") announced enhanced protections for air travelers as well as actions designed to promote airline competition.
United States
9 Nov 2016
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