This newsletter includes recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to competition and consumer law.
The ACCC provides guidance for consumers on what circumstances it expects businesses to give a refund and/or credit note.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Manufacturers may find it challenging to comply with labelling regulations relating to the origin of core ingredients.
There is a fine line between inspiration and association, and in trying to be clever and 'cheeky', HB crossed the line.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This decision confirms a protective attitude towards court-appointed liquidators, acting as a "delegate" of the court.
Section 36 of the ACL may be useful when payment is demanded by a supplier, but their ability to perform is inhibited.
The ACCC is concerned that excessive pricing may indirectly breach particular provisions of the Australian Consumer Law.
Businesses should seek ACCC authorisation before engaging in any discussions or joint initiatives with competitors.
As one of the top multinational consumer goods companies in the world, Procter & Gamble has registered a plethora of trademarks in China including 帮宝适, 幫寶適 and Pampers.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Surfant sur les tensions du marché mondial des produits de protection sanitaire et leurs composants, les escrocs développent les fraudes aux fournisseurs.
GameChanger Law Advisors
Recently I came across this innocuous piece of news that Yash Raj Films ("YRF") has been fined Rs. 10,000 and Rs 5,000 as litigation costs by the National Consumer ...
To protect consumers from online fraud, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs has introduced draft Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2019 (Rules) to regulate e-commerce platforms operating in India.
King, Stubb & Kasiva
Online shopping festivals such as "The Great Indian Sale" and "Big Billion Day" offer products at huge discounts and have always been a center of controversy wherein serious allegations of anti-trust and FDI policy violations ...
Isle of Man
The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Practices Regulations came into operation in October 2019. They apply to a wide range of sectors and business, including Trust Service Providers.
In an age of intense market competition, businesses have resorted to various novel marketing and pricing practices to capture the attention of consumers.
Following the coming into force of the new buyer power provisions of the Competition Act, 1998 (as amended) in February 2020, the Competition Commission has now issued its expected Enforcement Guidelines...
Turkish Competition Authority Has Been Chasing Undertaking Charging Excessive Price COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused a worldwide health crisis...
Dünya çapında sağlık krizine yol açan KOVİD-19 salgını ülkemiz de dâhil olmak üzere tüm dünyadaki piyasaları sarsmakta ve tedarik zincirlerini bozmaktadır.
Ozdagistanli Ekici Avukatlık Ortaklığı
Halbuki, belirli sınırlar dahilinde rakiplerin marka ve ürünlerinin reklamlarda kullanılabilmesi yaratıcı reklamların ortaya çıkmasını sağlayacak ve böylece reklam sektörüne canlılık getirecektir. Zira
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
On 12 November 2019, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted the Law of Ukraine "On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine regarding Harmonization of Legislation in the Field of Comparative Advertising