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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The decision imposed the largest penalty orders against an individual and against a corporation, for breaches of the ACL.
Holman Webb
The consumer law issues of advertising, consumer guarantees and product safety are important for shoppers and retailers.
Marque Lawyers
The ACCC sends a strong message to business: time to review those standard contract terms and think seriously about UCT.
Bryks Lawyers
To ensure compliance with payment surcharge regulations, businesses need to understand the regulatory framework.
Holding Redlich
Links to media releases, what is going on in practice and regulations and cases relating to Competition and Consumer Law.
Khurana and Khurana
Recently, Fujitsu Ltd. announced the signing of Intellectual Property (IP) Licensing Agreement for certain green technologies with Kyushu University and the University of the Ryukyus.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The digitalization in the modern era has been responsible for providing various services on the cyber world.
The sale of non-performing loan ("NPL") books by Irish banks has been the subject of intense political and media scrutiny for a number of years due to the perceived impact of the sales of such loan books on underlying borrowers, particularly consumer and small and medium enterprise ("SME") borrowers.
Clyde & Co
In Australia, product disclosure has traditionally been the chief means of protecting consumers in the financial services industry.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
With a new commissioner confirmed in September, the Commission once again has five commissioners.
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Employers failing to strictly comply with FCRA requirements in conducting background checks continue to face expensive consequences
Will self-driving cars end up making our roads more dangerous? More importantly, who will be held responsible when the inevitable happens?
Jones Day
In Castillo v. Caesars Entertainment Corp. et al., the plaintiff brought a putative class action in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Friends of the Earth and the Center for Food Safety sued chicken manufacturer Sanderson Farms over advertising claims that its chicken is "100% natural."
Mayer Brown
Just one year ago, as you were contemplating what to do with your leftover Thanksgiving turkey, a storm was brewing at the agency formerly known as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Foley Hoag LLP
On November 16, 2018, the U.S Education Secretary Betsy DeVos released proposed regulations designed to overhaul how colleges address allegations of sexual misconduct.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The USPTO refused registration of the mark DE BEERS TRUE BRILLIANT for jewelry and related retail store services, finding the mark likely to cause confusion with the registered mark TRU BRILLIANCE for jewelry.
Arnold & Porter
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. — Today, sororities, fraternities and students filed a pair of lawsuits challenging a Harvard sanctions policy that punishes students who join off-campus, single-sex social...
Cooley LLP
Public consultation forms part of the evaluation of the performance of the Directive against its key objectives.
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Some of the worst examples of misconduct in the financial services industry were set out in this recent FCA judgment.
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.
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.
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.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Consumer Protection Bill, 2017 which was approved by the Union Cabinet last year (as already discussed in our previous titled "India: The Union Cabinet Approves The Consumer Protection Bill, 2017"...
Cooper Grace Ward
You must review and update compliance policies and training programs to ensure you comply with the new penalties regime.
Jones Day
These obligations are increasingly a focus for the ACCC.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The FTC traditionally relied on the second proviso of Section 13(b) for access to the federal courts.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently dismissed an Application brought by a student's mother on behalf of her son, who was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
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