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Hunt & Hunt
The ACCC has alleged that this waste management company's standard form contract contains unfair terms and conditions.
Holman Webb
Future action for non-compliance with the ACL in the marketing of therapeutic goods may result in much higher penalties.
Holman Webb
Retirement village operators should review contracts to ensure compliance with state retirement living laws and the ACL.
Howie, Sacks & Henry
It teaches kids the way some human body parts should be connected.
Howie, Sacks & Henry
Product liability claims in Canada most often involve allegations of negligence, including negligent design, negligent manufacturing, and/or a failure to warn.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On September 12, 2017, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC)...
Howie, Sacks & Henry
Sexual dysfunction. In any list of side effects for pharmaceuticals or medical products, it's one that always seems to stand out and strike a special fear in many people.
Al Tamimi & Company
While the Egyptian higher education system has expanded rapidly in the past few decades, the demand for higher education continues to outgrow the expansions as a result of the demographic surge...
Kolcuoglu Demirkan Kocakli Attorneys at Law
The Regulation on Duty Free Shops "Regulation") was published in the Official Gazette numbered 30148 and dated 8 August 2017 and abolished the former Regulation on Duty Free Shops...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On August 25, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia struck four counts of a complaint filed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau because it failed to abide by the Court's discovery order.
Troutman Sanders LLP
Two recent decisions from the Southern District of New York and the District of New Jersey have expressly disagreed about a credit repair company's dispute of a debt on behalf of a consumer in two Fair Debt Collection Practices Act cases.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has announced that ten online marketers of cooking and golf-related products have agreed to settle claims alleging violations of the FTC Act and the Restore Online Shoppers'...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In its first ever no-action letter, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") granted relief to an online lending platform from certain supervisory and enforcement actions with respect to...
Reed Smith
Search for Medtronic on this blog and you're going to find preemption cases. Lots of preemption cases. Mostly preemption victories for the defense.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On August 9, the Northern District of Illinois granted summary judgment to a debt collector who included 1099-C language in its collection letter.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On August 17, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a complaint and proposed settlement against Aequitas Capital Management, Inc. and its related entities, alleging that the loan...
Troutman Sanders LLP
On August 2, a Federal Court in Oregon entered summary judgment in favor of a collection agency, ruling that a debt collector must disclose to the consumer that interest accrues...
Thompson Coburn LLP
In 2012, then-President Obama established with the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ("DACA") Program.
Mayer Brown
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") has issued its first No-Action Letter ("No-Action Letter" or "Letter") in response to a request from Upstart Network, Inc. ("Upstart").
K&L Gates
Over more than four decades of asbestos litigation, many former manufacturers and suppliers of asbestos-containing products have since filed for bankruptcy and exited the tort system.
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The professor argues that ACL consumer guarantees strengthen the case for students as consumers of educational services.
Holding Redlich
This newsletter has links to media releases, reports and cases relating to competition and consumer law in Australia.
Marque Lawyers
This article includes summaries of recent cases involving the ACCC, cartels and misleading and deceptive conduct.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Corporate shield doesn't provide builders or directors with a complete indemnity, for misleading and deceptive conduct.
Clayton Utz
The decision has significant implications for future enterprise agreement negotiations in the tertiary education sector.
Holding Redlich
The National Broadband Network (NBN) project has been in the public spotlight since it was first announced.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
As tire manufacturers enter the age of the Internet of Things, some are making smart tires equipped with sensors that allow the consumer to view information regarding the tire on applications...
Clayton Utz
The ACCC report alerts vehicle manufacturers to potential further enforcement actions and a perceived need for reform.
Cooper Grace Ward
In practice, this ban means that businesses cannot charge in excess of what it costs them to process the payment.
Marque Lawyers
The company was fined for making false or misleading representations about its customers' rights to returns or refunds.
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