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Australia
Carroll & O'Dea
Recent case highlights the effect of the ACL in the context of aggressive marketing practices by an institution.
Piper Alderman
Deceptive advertising and market practices in the digital economy remain an enforcement priority for the regulator.
Criminal Defence Lawyers Australia
In NSW it is a crime to defraud by false or misleading statements. Recent American case discussed.
Cambodia
Tilleke & Gibbins
Cosmetics have become an essential feature of the modern lifestyle led by many consumers in Cambodia. Every day, a wide range of new cosmetic brands, variants, and formats enter the...
Canada
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Ce bulletin est le plus récent d'une série touchant au droit de la consommation au Québec.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The British Columbia (BC) Reporter provides a monthly summary of BC's legislative and regulatory developments of relevance to provincially regulated financial institutions.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This is the latest article in our series on Québec consumer law.
China
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of China reduced COVID-19 quarantine periods for all international travelers and close contacts on 29 June 2022...
European Union
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Commission published its proposal for a GPSR in July last year.
Finland
Castren & Snellman Attorneys
At the turn of the year, we discussed how the Consumer Protection Act (38/1978, as amended) is entering the digital age following the implementation of the EU's Sales of Goods Directive (2019/771)...
France
Haas Avocats
La protection accrue des consommateurs mène souvent les juridictions à reconnaître comme abusives certaines clauses contenues dans des conditions générales de vente.
Germany
Logan & Partners
The "subscription economy" has grown five to eight times faster than traditional businesses over the last decade, according to a report by Zuora,...
Hungary
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
In Hungary the Government recently issued a decree introducing extra profit taxes affecting several sectors, among others the aviation sector.
India
Obhan & Associates
When was the last time you were baited by an advertisement into believing something was priced attractively only to discover that there was a catch to the purchase?...
TPM Consultant
Safeguard measure can be invoked when the imports of a product increases, due to unforeseen developments, and causes injury to the domestic industry.
Luxembourg
CMS Luxembourg
On 22 July 2022, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) published a notice to private consumers in the context of investment funds providing exposure to virtual assets...
Romania
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The numerous political, economic and social uncertainties of the last period, coupled with a significant increase in the prices of consumer goods, have led the Romanian Government to amend...
South Africa
SchoemanLaw Inc.
The National Credit Act 34 of 2005 (the "Act") regulates the extension of credit in South Africa and aims to protect consumers against unscrupulous credit providers.
Barnard Inc Attorneys
A consumer is "blacklisted" when defaulting on a specific account. It is important to take note that it is not the consumer itself being listed, but rather the consumer's credit information...
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Dr. Angelika Hellweger of financial crime specialists Rahman Ravelli comments on the crackdown on products being misrepresented as "eco-friendly" in the fashion industry.
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