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Veirano e Advogados Associados
O poder regulador do Estado brasileiro se confunde com cerceamento.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
A man's quest for cheaper beer has led the Supreme Court to revise the interpretation of s. 121 of the Constitution Act. Unfortunately, it will not bring him cheaper beer!
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The applicant stated that such language was absent in this case.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The European Commission has just published its comprehensive proposal for the so-called "New Deal for Consumers", which aims to strengthen EU consumer rights and enforcement.
Jones Day
Apparently to sweeten the bitter pills of the deal for companies, the proposal also aims at removing some burden on businesses.
Cooley LLP
The European Commission has announced a "New Deal for Consumers" – aimed at strengthening consumer rights and authorities' enforcement powers across the EU.
Mamo TCV Advocates
On 11 April 2018, the European Commission adopted the New Deal for Consumers – a package composed of two proposals for Directives and a Communication.
Cooley LLP
Last month, the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection held a public hearing on the Goods Package (read our previous blog on the Goods Package here).
Foley & Lardner
On April 18, the Senate narrowly passed a resolution to roll back certain guidance issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2013 pertaining to auto lending.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Stephen Newman, a partner in Stroock's Financial Services, Litigation, Regulation and Enforcement Group, was a featured guest on an AirTalk radio program that discussed...
Troutman Sanders LLP
In a 51-47 vote on April 18, the U.S. Senate voted in favor of invalidating 2013 guidance from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that targeted purported discrimination in the automobile finance market.
Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The Federal Trade Commission entered into a settlement agreement this week with dozens of related entities and their individual owners in connection with a negative option marketing operation.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Following a well-developed line of precedent, the Delaware Court of Chancery recently declined to grant equitable relief to a party seeking an injunction with respect to non-compete provisions...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Gives consumers right to learn categories of personal information that businesses collect, sell, or disclose about them, and to whom information is sold or disclosed.
Mayer Brown
On March 15, 2018, the State of Washington enacted Senate Bill 6029, titled the "Washington Student Education Loan Bill of Rights," which takes effect June 7, 2018, and amends the state's Consumer Loan Act ...
Arnold & Porter
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is a small federal agency with a big job: protecting consumers from unreasonable risks of injury from more than 15,000 types of products.
Troutman Sanders LLP
In a recent ruling, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that plaintiffs stated a viable claim under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act by alleging that a collection letter which included the safe harbour...
Mayer Brown
With that legislation, Washington becomes the latest state to license student loan servicers, joining California, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, and Illinois.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The battle for control of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB") raged on this Thursday during oral argument before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ...
Bowditch & Dewey
On March 22, 2018, California's Supreme Court found that public colleges must protect their students from foreseeable violent acts.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Flying drones raise many legal risks - cyber-security, crime, product liability, employee safety, trespass and privacy.
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Businesses should regularly review their insurance policies and consider the scope of cover and existing policy limits.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Unfair Contract Regime may become useful for people to avoid certain clauses in a lease because they are unfair.
Vaish Associates Advocates
The interests of consumers are sought to be protected and promoted under the Act inter alia by establishment of Consumer Protection Councils at the District, State and National levels.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Companies should review business-to-business standard form contracts for compliance with unfair contract terms changes.
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.
Holman Webb
Future action for non-compliance with the ACL in the marketing of therapeutic goods may result in much higher penalties.
Marque Lawyers
Businesses need to consider any terms in their contracts that could impose onerous terms on small business customers.
Jones Day
These obligations are increasingly a focus for the ACCC.
Cooper Grace Ward
If recently separated, the most important but the trickiest of your goals must be: Do not fight in front of the children.
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