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Dodd-Frank, Consumer Protection Act
Australia
Clyde & Co
The Spam Act 2003 (Cth) isn't a new piece of legislation, and it has arguably been a relatively benign part of the Australian privacy and communications regulatory framework – until now.
Austria
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
Specifically, instead of returning the entrance or participation fees, organisers may temporarily issue vouchers, which may be redeemed for other events set up by the same organiser.
Canada
Siskinds LLP
In our previous blog post titled "Realtors, treat yourselves fairly", we discussed Bill 145, Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2019, which would provide realtors with the ability to incorporate a professional real estate corporation.
Fasken
So-called "excessive price" prohibitions are premised on a theory of harm that is generally rejected in competition law.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to changes in several industries about how, and if, items can be returned or refunded.
European Union
Kinstellar
Following protracted negotiations, the European Parliament and the Council of the EU reached an agreement on 22 June 2020 on a new ‘Representative Actions Directive' that aims ...
Logan & Partners
In the EU no member state prior approval is required to operate an e-commerce business under the e-Commerce Directive (2000).
Cooley LLP
The European Commission published its adjusted Work Programme for 2020, following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Product safety and consumer law initiatives remain very...
Germany
lus Laboris
Whether a reduction in staff is notifiable under s17 of the Consumer Protection Act depends on the thresholds set out in that section. The numbers of employees must be determined for each ...
India
PDS Legal
The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 (the Act) received the President's assent on 9 August 2019 which has replaced the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
AMLEGALS
Medical profession is considered to be the most pious and responsible profession amongst others.
Ireland
Matheson
As the Irish economy begins to reopen its doors following the Covid-19 lockdown, businesses continue to be subject to a strengthened regulatory framework of consumer protections and additional
Dillon Eustace
The Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) has introduced The Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 (Section 48) (Licensed Moneylenders) Regulations 2020 (the Regulations). The Regulations which are applicable...
Malaysia
SKRINE
With the recent Covid-19 global pandemic, there has been a surge in the demand for, and a resultant shortage of, medical and protective gear like face masks and hand sanitisers.
Malta
KPMG Malta
An e-learning platform has been launched offering free online courses to individuals working in the tourism sectors.
Nigeria
LeLaw Barristers & Solicitors
The Nigerian insurance regulator, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM)'s resolve to deepen insurance penetration in 2018 was evidenced by the introduction of various policies...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
Following the COVID-19 pandemic ("the Crisis") and the resultant disruption of the economy, the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission ("FCCPC" or "the Commission")...
South Africa
Adams & Adams
As you may recall, the Consumer Protection Act, no. 68 of 2008 ("CPA"), introduced franchise legislation into the franchise industry in South Africa, on or about 1 April 2011.
Tanzania
Clyde & Co
In this update we discuss the requirements under Part IX of the Bank of Tanzania (Financial Consumer Protection) Regulations of 2019 (the Regulations), for financial service providers in...
Gen Temizer Ozer / Kinstellar
Bu kapsamda 28 Mayıs 2020 tarih ve 31138 sayılı Resmi Gazete'de Haksız Fiyat Değerlendirme Kurulu Yönetmeliği ("Yönetmelik") yayımlanarak yürürlüğe girmiştir.
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