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Pointon Partners
A reminder that there is a Spam Act which sets out rules relating to spam messages as explained here.
LegalVision
While proceeding with court action may seem attractive, litigation can be expensive, tiresome and unpredictable.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
A restraint of trade clause, or a "non-compete clause", is a common inclusion by a franchisor in a franchise agreement.
Holding Redlich
Links to media releases and cases relating to competition and consumer law.
McCabe Curwood
Retailers must ensure that promotional discounts offered to customers are genuine. Recent case & takeaways.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Timely reminder that businesses must be truthful in their dealings with consumers & must honour the representations they make.
Holley Nethercote
Useful quiz to determine whether the terms of your CAR & AR Agreement terms are enforceable.
Harwood Andrews
The ACL applies to all products sold on the Australian market to Australian consumers. Also, educate your complaints team.
Canada
Aird & Berlis LLP
On October 8, 2020, the Ontario Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines (Ministry of Energy) issued a regulatory proposal indicating that electricity and gas utilities across...
Crowe MacKay LLP
An estimated 32,000 Ford employees throughout North America learned Thursday (October 8) they will remain working from home through June...
China
HFG Law & Intellectual Property
October started with a week of celebrations for the 75th anniversary of People's Republic of China and a new GossIP number!
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Luxury brand Michael Kors has been enjoined from using its MK logos standing alone because the MK mark had been previously registered by a local Chinese handbag factory ...
European Union
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
If fat was the dietary enemy in the 80s and 90s, sugar is certainly the modern scourge and many people are now trying to reduce their sugar intake, either because they ...
India
King, Stubb & Kasiva
As rightly said by Dave Chapelle "Modern Problems requires modern solutions".
Ireland
Eversheds Sutherland
On 16 July 2020, the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe TD announced that many sections of the Consumer Insurance Contracts Act 2019 (the "Act"), which was signed into law on 26 ...
South Africa
KISCH IP
Cyber-attacks, ransomware and data breaches are becoming increasingly more frequent and a threat to the day-to-day operations of a business. The recent data leak by Experian has...
Turkey
Kilinc Law & Consulting
Although the developments in both Covid-19 and the E-Commerce sector have re-established new consumer behaviors, they have also brought many legal problems.
Kilinc Law & Consulting
In parallel with the ongoing economic and social developments in communities, the personal data collection and processing has gained momentum with the increase in the interaction...
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law
The Information and Communication Technologies Authority ("ICTA") rendered a board decision numbered 2020/DK-THD/084 ("Decision") regarding instant notifications.
Walker Morris
The Government has announced that new rules have been proposed by the Treasury for Default Notices required under section 87 Consumer Credit Act 1974 (CCA).
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