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‘Full Court reverses finding of systemic unconscionability against Unique College’ (19 September 2018)

In the significant appeal decision of Unique International College Pty Ltd v Australian Competition and Consumer Commission FCAFC 155, the Full Federal Court upheld an appeal on the ground that the primary judge had insufficient evidence to support a finding of systemic unconscionability against Unique International College. 414 more words

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Workplace culture crackdown

The recent #metoo movement has drawn worldwide attention to workplace harassment. The New Zealand government has responded by collecting data about workplace harassment through confidential complaint lines and signalling clear expectations of New Zealand workplace culture. 582 more words

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Hoe een nieuw rechtsgebied ontstond... in de supermarkt

We kennen al het mededingingsrecht en het recht inzake de oneerlijke handelspraktijken. En daartussenin ontstaat langzamerhand het recht van ‘oneerlijke mededingingspraktijken’: gedragingen die niet of nét niet door… 1,151 more words


Consumer Disputes-Court Fee Reduction

The Central Govt. has reduced the court fees for filing cases before the District Consumer Forums. The Amended rules dated 14-09-2018 have been published in the Govt. 46 more words

Medical Negligence and Consumer Law I

This appeal is directed against the Final Judgment and Order dated 01.09.2009 passed by The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission in First Appeal No. 93 of 2004 whereby the National Commission allowed the appeal and set aside the Order dated 19.01.2004 of The State Commission, West Bengal, Kolkata. 468 more words

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Police Department Changes Repossession Policy in Response to Civil Rights Lawsuit Brought by Westbrook Law PLLC

When a repossession agent unexpectedly arrived at our client’s home, the client physically intervened to prevent the unlawful repossession from taking place. Then the agent called the police. 200 more words

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