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Davies Collison Cave
This case provides a useful guide regarding the level of scientific support required to make a legally acceptable representation regarding the performance of a product in comparison to a competitor's product.
Davies Collison Cave
The Full Court of the Australian Federal Court has, in Valve Corporation v Australian Competition and Consumer Commission [2017] FCAFC 224, upheld a decision that Valve misled Australian consumers by representing...
Davies Collison Cave
The Federal Court of Australia, in ACCC v HJ Heinz Co Australia Ltd [2018] FCA 360, has found that Heinz engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in relation to the packaging for its "Shredz" snack for toddlers
Davies Collison Cave
In November 2016 the ACL was amended to extend the operation of provisions relating to unfair contract terms to small business contracts.
Jones Day
In December 2017, the Australian government directed the ACCC to conduct an inquiry into the role of digital platforms in media and advertising services markets ...
HFG Law & Intellectual Property
It appears nowadays clear that Chinese authorities are moving towards strict application of food safety provisions.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The People's Republic of China is making progress in implementing its mandatory "social credit system." Multinational businesses in China should be watchful of this system, and ready for it when it rolls out – if it hasn't already.
Singh & Associates
The pros and cons of consumerism including rising demands and issues of globalization have been affecting everyone in recent times.
Nishith Desai Associates
From Oxford to Hogwarts, the UK is undoubtedly home to some of the most iconic schools, colleges and universities in the world.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The role of an in-house Counsel, is rapidly evolving to keep pace with the changing needs of the businesses that they support.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The officials raided several stores selling electronic goods in Ernakulum, Thrissur, Palakkad, and Idukki districts of Kerala.
Singh & Associates
The term homonym is defined in Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (tenth edition) as "one of two or more words spelled and pronounced alike but different in meaning."
Nishith Desai Associates
The movement to mandate learning of the dominant official language of states as a compulsory subject has acquired momentum again.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In a recent case before the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India to deal with the mushrooming of private law colleges in Tamil Nadu considered the validity of Tamil Nadu Establishment of Private Law Colleges (Prohibition) Act, 2014.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The Government of India recently introduced a bill in the Indian Parliament to establish a Central Consumer Protection Authority ("CCPA") to regulate matters related to consumers' rights, including false and misleading advertising.
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"...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Union Cabinet on December 20, 2017, has given its approval for the introduction of the new Consumer Protection Bill, 2017, to amend the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
Nishith Desai Associates
The matter is to be placed for consideration of Court on September 11, 2018.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Bureau may, in relation to any goods, article, process, system or service, adopt any standard established by any other institution in India or outside India as an Indian Standard with necessary modifications.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
All packaged goods in India have to mandatorily bear MRP. MRP is the maximum price at which a commodity in packaged form may be sold to the consumer inclusive of all taxes.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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Businesses should regularly review their insurance policies and consider the scope of cover and existing policy limits.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Unfair Contract Regime may become useful for people to avoid certain clauses in a lease because they are unfair.
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Following consumer complaints, the Australian Competition and Consumer Regulator has released a report reminding airlines of obligations when dealing with the flying public.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Companies should review business-to-business standard form contracts for compliance with unfair contract terms changes.
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Future action for non-compliance with the ACL in the marketing of therapeutic goods may result in much higher penalties.
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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.
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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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