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LegalVision
The ACCC provides guidance for consumers on what circumstances it expects businesses to give a refund and/or credit note.
Holley Nethercote
Until the threats of COVID-19 pass, we are unlikely to have insight into AFCA's "proposed framework and fairness tool".
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Access to large consumer data sets is driving new ways of doing business for traditional banks and fintech startups.
Davies Collison Cave
Key recent developments in the area of Technology, Media and Telecommunications are summarised below.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Consumer credit providers in Australia have been eagerly awaiting ASIC's updated regulatory guide on the responsible lending laws (RG 209), which landed on 9 December 2019
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
Article discusses how ASIC is concerned for the risk to consumers creating or exacerbating debt through new B-N-P-L options.
Canada
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On April 8, 2020, the US Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") published a business blog, titled "Using Artificial Intelligence and Algorithms" (the "FTC Blog").
European Union
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
The National Council of the Slovak Republic has approved in the first reading a new act that defines new obligations on the advertisement of consumer credits, loans, and mortgages.
Dentons
The EU's new Credit Servicers Directive is well on its way to becoming a reality. As part of the process, the European Parliament's ECON committee recently published two reports...
GANADO Advocates
On the 19th of December 2019 (C290-19), the European Court of Justice (ECJ or the Court) gave its interpretation by virtue of a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of Article 10
France
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Contestation des orientations de l'Autorité bancaire européenne et avis de conformité de l'Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de resolution
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Challenge of the guidelines of the European Banking Authority and notice of compliance by the Prudential Supervisory and Resolution Authority (ACPR)
Ireland
Dillon Eustace
The Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) has introduced The Central Bank (Supervision and Enforcement) Act 2013 (Section 48) (Licensed Moneylenders) Regulations 2020 (the Regulations). The Regulations which are applicable...
Maples Group
Formalities. In order to create an enforceable debt obligation of the obligor to the seller...
Ronan Daly Jermyn
As the tracker mortgage review continues to develop, it is becoming increasingly common for defendants in summary judgment and/or repossession proceedings to allege that the loan
Matheson
The Minister for Finance has announced Government approval to draft legislation to provide that all firms which offer personal contract plan ("PCP"),
Malta
GANADO Advocates
Following an early repayment of their loans, the consumers had assigned to Lexitor, a company governed by Polish law, their claims against the banks relating to the early repayment of the loans.
Netherlands
FG Lawyers
Vorige week publiceerde minister van Financiën, Hoekstra, de door de AFM en DNB ingezonden wensen voor de wet- en regelgeving kalender 2020 alsmede zijn initiële reactie daarop.
New Zealand
Duncan Cotterill
All lenders of consumer credit in New Zealand need to review and update documentation and procedures by 1 June 2020.
Duncan Cotterill
This act introduces some significant changes which will affect all lenders providing consumer credit in New Zealand.
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