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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

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

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

Product Recall Law (January 28, 2009) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on January 22, 2009, that a consumer protection bill, which seeks to impose ...

Topic: Consumer protection
Jurisdiction: South Africa

Stricter Rules on Toy Safety (November 14, 2008) by Theresa Papademetriou

On November 5, 2008, the Internal Market Committee of the European Parliament voted unanimously on a ...

Topic: Consumer protection
Jurisdiction: European Parliament

Lawsuit Seeks to End Large Lottery Payoff (October 23, 2008) by Constance Johnson

Codacons, a consumer rights organization in Italy, has filed suit against the Italian lottery, with the ...

Topic: Consumer protection
Jurisdiction: Italy

Consumer Protection (May 02, 2008) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on April 14, 2008, that Bhutan's Department of Trade (DOT) has drafted a ...

Topic: Consumer protection
Jurisdiction: Bhutan

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Last updated: September 25, 2014