Tag Archives: Consumer

Consumer Data Right and Open Banking: Government moves forward on legislation

The Australian Treasury has recently released draft legislation[1] with respect to Consumer Data Right (CDR) for public consultation.  Under the proposed CDR regime, businesses in certain sectors of the economy will be compelled to provide consumers (individuals and business customers) … Continue reading

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Insights into the FTC and the Utah Department of Commerce: Consumer Fraud and Business Symposium

On September 20, 2018, the FTC and Utah Department of Commerce held a symposium in Salt Lake City, Utah, discussing, among other things, how the two work together to combat consumer fraud in various areas. The panels provided a unique … Continue reading

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CFP: Consumer Law Scholars Conference – Berkeley, CA

The Berkeley Center for Consumer Law and Economic Justice at UC Berkeley School of Law invites papers for its inaugural Consumer Law Scholars Conference on February 21-22, 2019 at Berkeley Law. Abstracts are due October 5, 2018. For conference and … Continue reading

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Learn the Answers About Consumer Surveys

Consumer surveys play an increasingly important role in advertising law, whether it’s a Lanham Act case, a regulatory or self-regulatory matter, or internal counseling. Yet consumer surveys can also be a trap for the unwary. On Thursday, September 20, join … Continue reading

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court requires survey evidence in consumer protection case, importing Lanham Act doctrine

Hughes v. Ester C Company, — F.Supp.3d —-, 2018 WL 4210139, No. 12-CV-0041 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 4, 2018)Ester-C dietary supplements contain a patented form of vitamin C in the form of calcium ascorbate. Plaintiffs alleged that the advertising for the supplements … Continue reading

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