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InCredit - 10 October 2017
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • October 11 2017

The FCA has published an undertaking given by PPRO Financial Limited (PPRO) under the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) concerning terms in

“Who did I make a deal with?” - the sequel: Québec Court of Appeal confirms authorization of a consumer class action for false representations against a franchisor
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • September 21 2017

On November 17, 2016, we published a blog post on a Superior Court of Québec judgment that authorized a consumer class action against, among others...

Extended warranties on the firing line from ACCC, ASIC and class actions
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • July 7 2017

Extended warranties have been attracting an increasing amount of regulatory scrutiny in recent years. This activity has now led several law firms and

Australian Consumer Law Review
  • DLA Piper
  • Australia
  • April 21 2017

On 19 April 2017 the final report of the Australian Consumer Law Review, conducted by Consumer Affairs Australia and New Zealand, was publically

Franchisors: Beware of consumer class actions
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • March 30 2017

In Cantin c. Ameublements Tanguay inc., 2016 QCCS 4546 (the Cantin Case), the Superior Court of Québec authorized a proposed class action by...

Tribunal Affirms Denial of Refund for Failure to First Repay Customers
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2017

The New York State Tax Appeals Tribunal has affirmed the decision of an ALJ that a car dealership could not obtain a refund of sales tax paid to New

ACCC Continues Probe into Offers of Extended Warranties
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • November 23 2016

The ACCC has continued its focus on enforcement activity in the extended warranty industry in Australia by accepting a court enforceable undertaking

Good guys, bad guys and consumer rights
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • February 11 2016

The Federal Court recently confirmed that in certain instances it will not be misleading if retailers do not fully explain to consumers all of their

Sales Tax Refund Denied for Failure of Vendor to First Refund Tax to Customers
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2016

A New York State Administrative Law Judge has held that a car dealership could not obtain a refund of sales tax paid on sales of cars and extended

Regulatory concerns for the sale of extended warranties to commercial purchasers
  • Wilson Elser
  • USA
  • November 12 2015

Products sold to commercial purchasers typically include a standard manufacturer’s warranty. Should the manufacturer’s distributor sell an extended