Consumer Protection Act Briefs

Consumer Protection eBrief – 08/08/2012

8 August 2012|In Consumer Protection Act Briefs

In this issue: US: Spyker Cars, sues GM for US $3 billion UK: OFT report encourages lowering barriers to manufacturers and a government watch dog for home insulation UK: Refunds due to consumers for Olympic Game tickets bought from unauthorised dealers Australia: ACCC pursues contempt action for not following an order regarding consumer protection

Consumer Protection eBrief – 19/07/2012

19 July 2012|In Consumer Protection Act Briefs

In this issue: Board of Healthcare Funders, the National Consumer Commission and ‘late joiner’ fees Banks are treading a fine line between misleading and smart advertising Safety fears lead to recall of 11 000 Jukes by Nissan US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau imposes first fine on US Bank