Two New Regulations Protect Consumer Rights in China In order to better protect consumers' rights and interests, two regulations have been issued recently. One of them concerns recall of defective consumer products. The other provides details on public interest lawsuits . . . Read more about this in our newsletter . . .
India: Gov't Introduces Bill to Promote Quality of Consumer Products and Services
The government has introduced the Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015 in Parliment, to replace the 29 year old BIS Act, and ensure quality of products and services for common consumer . . . Read more about this in our newsletter . . . India: As Recalls Rise, Auto-Component Makers Seek Higher Cover Even as the lst two years have seen the highest number of recalls by automakers in India, auto-component manufacturers have started seeking larger product liability and recall covers . . . Read more about this in our newsletter . . .
The main challenge affecting product lawyers today is cost. Clients on both sides of the bar remain conscious of legal fees, with the lack of available funding hitting parts of the plaintiff bar hard and changing the way in which cases . . . Read more about this in our newsletter . . .
Australian Court Imposes $3M Penalty for Product Safety Violations
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) reminded businesses that in February the Federal Court of Australia ordered Woolworths $3.057 million AUD for several violations of the Competition and Consumers Act 2010 . . .