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Jakarta Court Bans Water Privatization (March 30, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On March 24, 2015, the Central Jakarta District Court ruled that provision of water in the ...

Topic: Consumer protection; Water resources
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Measures to Foster Banking System and Promote Investment (February 10, 2015) by Dante Figueroa

Italy's cabinet has approved new measures, contained in Legislative Decree No. 3 (D.L. No. ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions; Business investment and capital; Consumer protection; Financial services; Investments; Taxation
Jurisdiction: Italy

Agreement on Product Safety (September 25, 2014) by Gustavo Guerra

In August 2014, it was announced that Mexico's Federal Consumer Protection Agency (known as PROFECO) and ...

Topic: Consumer protection; Treaties and International Agreements
Jurisdiction: Mexico; United States

Class Action Lawsuits Introduced (June 26, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

On March 28, 2014, the Federal Parliament of Belgium enacted a law adding a new section ...

Topic: Civil procedure; Consumer protection; Corporations
Jurisdiction: Belgium

New Law on Travel Agencies Partially Vetoed (May 28, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

Brazilian President Dilma Roussef vetoed one-half of the articles of Law No. 12,974 of May 15, ...

Topic: Consumer protection; Executive powers; Tourism
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Justice Tribunal of Rio de Janeiro Calls For an Institutional Pact to Reduce Litigation (May 02, 2014) by Eduardo Soares

In an effort to reduce repetitive litigation, the Justice Tribunal of the Brazilian State of Rio ...

Topic: Consumer protection; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Implementation of Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 Commences (May 02, 2014) by Kelly Buchanan

On April 1, 2014, the first implementation phase of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMC ...

Topic: Business ethics; Consumer protection; Securities
Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Adoption of the Revised Tobacco Directive (April 24, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou

On March 14, 2014, the Council of the European Union endorsed the draft Tobacco Products Directive, ...

Topic: Consumer protection; Public health; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: European Union

Consumer Protection Law Adopted (March 21, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On March 14, 2014, Burma's Union Parliament passed a Law on Consumer Protection, the country's first ...

Topic: Consumer protection; Food safety
Jurisdiction: Burma

Consumer Protection Law Revamped for First Time in 20 Years (January 29, 2014) by Laney Zhang

On October 25, 2013, the Fifth Session of the Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress ...

Topic: Consumer protection
Jurisdiction: China

Regulation on Financial Services Adopted (August 22, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Muliaman D. Hadad, the head of Indonesia's Financial Services Authority (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan, or OJK), announced ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions; Consumer protection
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Class Action Approved Against Distributors of Food Supplement (January 05, 2012) by Ruth Levush

On December 12, 2011, Israel's Supreme Court rejected a request to permit an appeal of a ...

Topic: Consumer protection
Jurisdiction: Israel

Evaluation of Legislation on GMOs (November 16, 2011) by Theresa Papademetriou

On October 28, 2011, the European Commission released the findings of two independent evaluations of the ...

Topic: Consumer protection
Jurisdiction: European Union

New Toy Safety Rules Enter into Force (July 28, 2011) by Theresa Papademetriou

On July 20, 2011, Directive 2009/48/EC on the Safety of Toys, which repeals Directive 88/368/EEC on ...

Topic: Consumer protection
Jurisdiction: European Union

New National Consumer Law Comes into Force (January 06, 2011) by Kelly Buchanan

On January 1, 2011, the Australian Consumer Law, which is incorporated in the Competition and Consumer ...

Topic: Consumer protection
Jurisdiction: Australia

New Labeling Rules and EU Organic Logo Adopted (July 09, 2010) by Theresa Papademetriou

July 1, 2010, marked the entrance into force of new rules adopted by the European Union ...

Topic: Consumer protection
Jurisdiction: European Union

Catalog/Online Shopping and Door-to-Door Sales Regulation Enhanced (November 27, 2009) by Sayuri Umeda

The 2008 amendment of Japan's Act on Specified Commercial Transactions (Act No. 57 of 1976, as ...

Topic: Consumer protection
Jurisdiction: Japan

Introduction of Stricter Requirements for Nursery Products (October 23, 2009) by Theresa Papademetriou

On October 21, 2009, the European Commission took measures to ensure that the youngest consumers across ...

Topic: Consumer protection
Jurisdiction: European Union

Consumer Protection Law to Allow Preemptive Blocking of Telemarketers (July 27, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on July 15, 2009, that a new South African consumer protection law, already ...

Topic: Consumer protection
Jurisdiction: South Africa

New Consumer Product Safety Act Proposed (February 23, 2009) by Stephen Clarke

Canada's Conservative government recently introduced a bill in the House of Commons to create a Canada ...

Topic: Consumer protection
Jurisdiction: Canada

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Last updated: March 30, 2015