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Baker & McKenzie
The European Commission has determined that, in broad terms, the Product Liability Directive, which has been in place for over 30 years, is still fit for purpose but requires further work.
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.
Starting from 2019, certain consumer goods sold in Russia must be marked with special identification marks containing individual information about the goods.
Arnold & Porter
Judgment was handed down on 21 May in the DePuy Pinnacle Metal on Metal Hip group litigation: Gee & Others v DePuy International Limited [2018] EWHC 1208 (QB)
Clyde & Co
The claimants in a group litigation action alleged that the defendant had supplied defective breast implants to them. The defendant's product liability insurers advised that the policy did not cover...
Archer & Greiner P.C.
On Tuesday, the en banc Third Circuit Court of Appeals held, in Rotkiske v. Klemm, that the statute of limitations for claims brought under the federal FDCPA begins to run when the alleged violation occurs...
The House voted Tuesday to give final congressional approval to a sweeping rewrite of the nation's banking rules that would roll back key elements of Dodd-Frank but still leave most of that 2010...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On May 22, 2018, the U.S. House of Representatives ("House") passed S. 2155, the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act."
Reed Smith
ANA is working with the California Chamber of Commerce and a broad range of companies and industry groups to oppose a California ballot initiative that would drastically change how consumer information is collected and shared.
Eyewear retailer can't make class action invisible
TCPA is being abused because of broad FCC interpretation of technology, petitioners claim
Manufacturer accused of making unsubstantiated performance claims regarding hearing aids
Bowditch & Dewey
A quick internet search reveals that most colleges and universities not only have a campus safety and security department, but also have a mission statement for that department.
Reed Smith
We have an adorable, pigtailed, toddler grand-niece. We play a game with her that involves placing one building block on the table and asking her how many blocks there are.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In its recent report (Mobile Security Updates: Understanding the Issues), the FTC expressed concerns with the process for keeping mobile devices updated and secure.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Although the majority of the Court's October 2017 Opinion remains unchanged, the key differences on injunctive standing requirements lie in the footnotes.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
On Tuesday, the en banc Third Circuit Court of Appeals held, in Rotkiske v. Klemm, that the statute of limitations for claims brought under the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act begins...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On April 17, 2018, the Northern District of New York dismissed a false advertising case against the Hain Celestial Group, Inc. based on the allegedly misleading packaging of Hain's "Garden Veggie Straws."
Reed Smith
As always our guest posters deserve 100% of the credit (and any blame) for what they write.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Newark Associate Afsha Noran and Managing Partner Colin P. Hackett won summary judgment on behalf of a property owner client in a products liability case.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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Holman Webb
Future action for non-compliance with the ACL in the marketing of therapeutic goods may result in much higher penalties.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The interests of consumers are sought to be protected and promoted under the Act inter alia by establishment of Consumer Protection Councils at the District, State and National levels.
Jones Day
These obligations are increasingly a focus for the ACCC.
Marque Lawyers
Businesses need to consider any terms in their contracts that could impose onerous terms on small business customers.
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