European Union, Spain - October 25 2010 The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has recently ruled, in the context of proceedings between a Spanish bank and a Spanish banking services user association, that member states are free to adopt or keep national laws on the fairness of essential contract terms that are stricter that the rules laid down by the Directive on unfair terms in consumer contracts (93/13/EEC).
United Kingdom - October 25 2010 A company has been fined for using aggressive and high-pressure tactics to sell adjustible beds.
Australia - October 25 2010 The new Australian Consumer Law will sortly come into force, replacing 17 federal and state acts to create a single national law for consumer product safety.
European Union - November 10 2014 Today the EU Damages Directive has been formally adopted by the Council of the European Union. Further information about the Directive is available…
China - March 31 2010 The National Congress of the People's Republic of China (PRC) recently adopted the Tort Liability Law.