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Australia
Carroll & O'Dea
In this Term's Notes, we want to bring several important issues relating to schools and education to your attention.
Holman Webb
Issues with misleading advertising on social media have raised concerns about possible breaches of the ACL.
K&L Gates
On 12 March 2024, the Australian Treasury released for consultation an exposure draft legislative package that proposes to amend the current regulatory framework to regulate low cost credit contracts (LCCCs), including Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) arrangements and other types of credit contracts.
Carroll & O'Dea
Duty of care of a childcare centre and its management and rights and responsibilities of parents with child in care.
Canada
Lenczner Slaght LLP
By playing their essential gatekeeping role, class action judges have in numerous decisions clarified the necessary elements of various causes of action and the availability of specific remedies in a particular case.
China
Beijing East IP Law Firm
Recently, the Palace Museum discovered that a Sichuan liquor company and a Beijing trading company used the words "Supervised by the Palace Museum"...
France
Soulier Avocats
Le Conseil et le Parlement européen sont parvenus à un accord provisoire sur une directive qui promeut la réparation des biens...
Hungary
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
From 28 March 2024, businesses operating in Hungary will be required to offer services by the state-owned enterprise Hungarian Post ("Magyar Posta") as a delivery option for consumers using their online stores.
India
Agama Law Associates
The real-estate sector has boomed in the past few years, however, delays in construction and completion of projects have been the norm, leaving the homebuyer in the lurch.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
We are currently living in an era where shopping trends have transitioned from bustling storefronts to the palm-sized screen of our smartphone.
NovoJuris Legal
The Reserve Bank of India ("RBI") has recently issued an amendment to the Master Direction – Credit Card and Debit Card – Issuance and Conduct Directions, 2022.
Malaysia
Kevin Wu & Associates
Any kind of educational setting serves as a place of learning where people are instructed in a wide range of disciplines and subjects, preparing them for roles, decisions...
Switzerland
Bär & Karrer
Product liability claims may be based on (1) the Swiss Product Liability Act (PLA), (2) contract law, (3) tort law, or (4) statutory provisions applicable to specific industries.
Logan & Partners
You're scrolling through your favorite dating app, hoping to find a connection, when suddenly you discover that the prices you see aren't the same as what others are seeing.
UK
Osborne Clarke
The European Parliament, on 12 March 2024, formally adopted the new Product Liability Directive. The new rules intend to provide easier access to compensation for consumers...
WTW
As the FCA and many market commentators have been keen to stress, the passing of the July 2023 deadline to comply with Consumer Duty rules (for new and open products)...
Osborne Clarke
Update on the UK DMCC Bill | CMA consults on proposal to launch a market investigation of the UK vet sector | Delegated act on independent audits under the DSA enters into force...
United Arab Emirates
Awatif Mohammad Shoqi Advocates & Legal Consultancy
The Ministry of Economy in the UAE has recently introduced a comprehensive list of violations under Cabinet Decision No. 66/2023 concerning the Executive Regulation of Federal Law No. 15/2020 on Consumer Protection.
United States
McGlinchey Stafford
In recent years, several state legislatures have enacted consumer credit laws designed to regulate FinTech companies operating through partnerships with depository institutions...
Alvarez & Marsal
The COVID-19 pandemic reshaped consumer behavior across numerous industries, with the pet sector witnessing unprecedented growth as approximately 23 million U.S. households...
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