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Treasury Issues Report Encouraging Sweeping Reforms to Regulation of Consumer Financial Products and Services
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2017

On June 12, the Treasury Department issued the first of four reports to the president detailing its review of financial regulation in the United

Mortgage broker remuneration reforms - what you need to know
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • June 1 2017

Concerns have been raised by the Australian Government in recent times in relation to the effect of current remuneration structures in the mortgage

Spinning Gold Into Straw: FTC Obtains a Court Order Requiring the Sale of Defendant’s Home
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

Some marketers move to Florida believing that the State’s constitutional Homestead Act protects their house from the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC)

Condos Have More Time Before Changes to Insurance Regime
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 15 2017

Much ink has been spilled in the last few months over the upcoming changes to the insurance regime applicable to condominiums. In particular, a lot

Going to Market - consumer law update - May 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • New Zealand, Australia
  • May 12 2016

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law are high with increased penalties, new fair trading and consumer credit regimes and more

Major changes proposed to small amount credit contracts and consumer leases - consultation ends soon
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

Small amount credit contracts providers and lessors of household goods would have new obligations if the recommendations of the Review of the Small

Making Sense of Agency Fee Advertising
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2016

Most letting agents are aware that they need to publish a full list of their fees and charges both on their website and in their offices under

Has the Supreme Court of appeal relaxed the requirements in relation to delivery of a section 129 notice in terms of the National Credit Act, No 34 of 2005?
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • April 13 2016

When a consumer is in default of a credit agreement,the National Credit Act, No 34 of 2005 (Act) requires the credit provider to bring the consumer's

Changes to Regulation of Mortgage Credit Agreements
  • ByrneWallace
  • European Union, Ireland
  • April 6 2016

The EU (Consumer Mortgage Credit Agreements) Regulations 2016 (the “Regulations”) came into operation on 21 March 2016. The Regulations transpose

The impact of new consumer regulations
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • March 11 2016

On 1 October 2015 the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (“CRA”) came into force. CRA superseded the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999