Mondaq Asia Pacific: Consumer Protection
Bartier Perry
Increased ACL penalties aim to act as a deterrent for non-compliance instead of just being the cost of doing business.
Clyde & Co
In a recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia, Thermomix in Australia Pty Ltd has been ordered to pay a fine of AUD 4,608,500 for impliedly making false ...
McCullough Robertson
New laws increase the maximum financial penalties under the Australian Consumer Law.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
Article discusses consumer guarantees under the Australian Consumer Law.
Dentons
Increases to the financial penalties under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) will come into effect on 1 September 2018 following the royal assent of the Treasury Laws Amendment Act 2018 (Act) on 31 August 2018.
Nishith Desai Associates
The University Grants Commission ("UGC") has introduced regulations to recognize degrees, diplomas and certificates offered by Universities and Institutions deemed to be Universities...
Nishith Desai Associates
Through Institution of Eminence ("IoE"), the government aims to create 20 world class higher education institutions in India
Nishith Desai Associates
Private sector is making immense contribution to K-12 education sector. However, our laws still require schools to be set up by a not-for-profit structure, such as a trust or society.
LexCounsel Law Offices
The education sector in India is one of the most dynamic sectors with immense potential for growth and investment.
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.
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.
Jones Day
On June 8, 2018, the Act to Partially Amend the Consumer Contract Act was enacted.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Following the 2017 New Zealand general election, a minority coalition government has been formed between the Labour Party (Labour) and the New Zealand First Party ...
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Businesses should regularly review their insurance policies and consider the scope of cover and existing policy limits.
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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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Companies should review business-to-business standard form contracts for compliance with unfair contract terms changes.
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
Using credit repair and debt management firms may mean consumers pay high fees and not get the solution they're seeking.
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.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Unfair Contract Regime may become useful for people to avoid certain clauses in a lease because they are unfair.
Jones Day
These obligations are increasingly a focus for the ACCC.
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"...
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