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Shareholder Alert: Have You Purchased Upstart Holdings, Inc. (UPST) Stock? Robbins LLP Alerts Investors to Class Action Lawsuit Against Upstart Holdings, Inc.

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The class: Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP advises investors that a shareholder has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of all persons and entities who have purchased or otherwise acquired securities of Upstart Holdings, Inc. ( NASDAQ: UPST) between November 9, 2021 and May 9, 2022, for violation of the Securities […]

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Consumer Corner: How to save hundreds on groceries, hack Costco’s return policy, and get retailers to refund you

Every week, the Nine Network publishes dozens of articles on how to be better with your money – but they can so easily get lost in the news cycle. So every Sunday, consumer packaging will compile the best and brightest tips to help you maximize your budget. Nine.com.auThe money experts at have been abuzz for […]

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India asks Amazon to explain surge in consumer complaints

In a bid to ensure consumer rights are protected and customers are not defrauded by selling counterfeit products online, the government has once again stepped in, noting an increase in complaints. According to senior sources, the consumer ministry has again shut down Amazon India and asked the online e-commerce giant to “improve customer services, including […]

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7 stores fined in Sylhet for overpricing soybean oil

Authorities on Sunday fined seven edible oil wholesalers Tk 16,000 for hoarding and selling soybean oil at a higher price than set by the government during a raid in Sylhet. The National Consumer Rights Protection Directorate has launched a national campaign to prevent the stockpiling and overvaluation of soybean oil in the market, following the […]

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Kenney Creates Financial Consumer Protection Task Force | Local News

Mayor Jim Kenney signed an executive order to protect consumers by creating the Consumer Financial Protection Task Force. The executive order, effective immediately, will protect consumers from unfair, discriminatory and predatory products. The order states that predatory and unfair financial tactics have increased since the threat of COVID-19 and the post-pandemic response and recovery. “We’ve […]

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Cruise industry gets new standard refund policy – NBC4 Washington

Since 1881, there have been no changes to the Passenger Ship Act, but then COVID-19 hit, and now the cruise industry is undergoing a major update. As the pandemic spread and “no sail” orders were issued, cruise lines began delaying or canceling shipments. Cruise credits were given out, but refunds weren’t as available. “They were […]

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CCPA issues advisory to e-commerce players against illegal sale of wireless jammers, Retail News, ET Retail

New Delhi: Consumer protection regulator CCPA has issued a notice to e-commerce businesses against the illegal sale and facilitation of wireless jammers for general consumption, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs announced on Saturday. Prior to the CCPA, the Ministry of Telecommunications issued an advisory on January 21, 2022 against the illegal facilitation and sale of […]

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Internet transaction invoice, where are you? – Manila Bulletin

Another Consumer Protection Bill for Internet Transactions Could End Up in the 18thand Congress as a pending bill. The House approved its version of the Internet Transactions Act or HB 7805 on November 20, 2020 on final and third reading. The Senate has yet to begin second reading of its version SB 2489. I have […]

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FTC announces settlement with for-profit medical school allegedly misleading marketing

The FTC has announced a judgment order in a lawsuit it recently filed against Saint James School of Medicine, a for-profit medical school in the Caribbean, and its operator and financiers. The $1.2 million judgment will be used for repayments and debt forgiveness for students who have funded their education over the past five years. […]

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Canceled flight ? You deserve an automatic refund, say MPs

The transport select committee has called for tougher action against airlines that are slow to reimburse – and better protection for passengers when carriers go bankrupt. In his latest report, British aviation: reform for take-offMPs on the committee called on the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to ‘use its existing powers to challenge businesses and pursue […]

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China Consumers Association releases annual report on consumer rights protection – Pandaily

On Friday, the China Consumers Association released its 2021 annual report on consumer rights protection in China, covering food safety, automobiles and other areas. The annual report focuses on reviewing the significant progress that has been made with China’s consumer rights protection laws in 2021, as well as the three main challenges that remain. First, […]

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VBER: time to move from online to offline mode in vertical competition rules

Maike Jansenpublic affairs advisor at European e-commercesharing information on VBER, the set of rules to be adopted by the European Commission in 2022, aimed at protecting fair competition in the European single market On July 9, 2021, the European Commission published for public consultation the revised draft Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER) and the draft […]

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License is essential for running businesses, ministries tell online stores

Saudi Gazette report JEDDAH — The Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (MHRSD) have pointed out that online stores wishing to legally sell products online must apply for a registration certificate from the Ministry of Commerce or an independent license from the Freelance platform, which is managed by the […]

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Colorado Privacy Update – Pre-Rulemaking Considerations | Wilmer Hale

Colorado, as the third US state to enact comprehensive privacy legislation, is making significant progress in its rulemaking activities. On April 12, 2022, the Colorado Attorney General’s Office released prepared remarks by Colorado Attorney General (AG) Phil Weiser and released its pre-rulemaking considerations, opening invitations to comment on eight important topics before rule-making. In his […]

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New York foreclosure bills would destroy a key consumer right

By Adam Swanson (April 12, 2022, 5:11 p.m. EDT) – New York SB 5473D and its companion, AB 7737B – collectively dubbed the Foreclosure Abuse Prevention Act – if passed, would harm consumer lenders and borrowers. Because the bills end a lender’s right to cancel a mortgage acceleration after default and prevent the statute of […]

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Journalism Preservation and Competition Act is bad news for local journalism and communities • The Greylock Glass

submitted by Free Press Action Editor’s Note: The following article is derived from officially released information, published with little or no editorial changes. Greylock glass occasionally provides our readers with such content if the information is factual in nature and requires little or no interpretation or analysis, often when the original story would provide little […]

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Shoppers shocked by online supermarket price hike after order | Shopping online

YesYou’ve put your purchases in the cart, gone to checkout, and handed in your payment – ​​so it might be a little surprising if the cost of your groceries goes up later. This is exactly what can happen when you shop online at some of the major grocery chains. You may not have realized it, […]

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WOLF HALDENSTEIN ADLER FREEMAN & HERZ LLP: Christie

NEW YORK and CHICAGO, April 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP, a leading national consumer rights law firm, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of patients from Christie Clinic in the Champaign, Illinois area whose information may have been stolen in a recent data breach between July […]

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Violation of consumer rights: Why we’ll sue Google, other misguided brands —FCCPC

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has said it is determined to do everything possible to prosecute and bring to justice brands that have continued to abuse the rights of Nigerian consumers. Speaking at an interactive media session in Lagos recently, the Executive Vice-Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the commission, Mr. Babatunde Irukera, expressed […]

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The Power Institute calls for synergy to promote consumer rights

Ahmed Nagode, CEO NAPTIN The Managing Director of the National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN), Mr. Ahmed Nagode, has called for greater synergy among power sector players to promote consumer rights and obligations. Nagode made the call during a one-day national electricity consumer protection awareness forum in Abuja on Thursday. The event was organized […]

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Energy supplier websites crash as UK consumers panic over 54% price hike

The websites of some of Britain’s biggest energy companies crashed on Thursday as consumers worried about the escalating cost of living crisis rushed to submit gas and electricity bills ahead of a 54-year hike % of prices from April 1st. Consumer champions, including Martin Lewis, founder of the Money Saving Expert website, have been advise […]

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In Jammu and Kashmir, consumer laws only exist on paper

THE The government of Jammu and Kashmir announced the vacancy of the chair more than a year ago as part of a proposed National Consumer Dispute Resolution Commission (SCDRC). The advertisement, published by the Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, invited applications from retired or serving judges for the post. As of today […]

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Ramna Temple Massacre: Dawn Darkened by Dark Forces

The situation in and around the Ramna Kali Mandir and Ma Anandamoyee Ashram near the University of Dhaka campus was terribly disturbing. Some 75 Hindu families living there were gripped with fear after hearing heavy gunfire and news of murders of students and teachers at Jagannath Hall, a non-Muslim DU dormitory, the day before March […]

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Get ready for another bus fare hike

For the second time in less than a year, the government plans to increase bus fares for long journeys. As plans are underway to raise tariffs by 11%, consumer rights campaigners have criticized the government for ignoring consumer interests. After protests last week from transport contractors who threatened to halt operation of the long route […]

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How to Complain Effectively – and Get Results | consumer affairs

When you have defective products or receive poor service, it can be very difficult to get repairs. Companies pass you on, you don’t know your rights or you are sent from pillar to post. Follow these tips to get what you deserve. To put in writing Always put your complaint in writing. Email is easiest, […]

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Thousands more tenants freed from rising land rents

Fifteen companies to scrap costly ground rent terms Land rents for more than 3,400 tenants will now remain at the amount charged when their home was first sold CMA chief executive says more property developers will be put ‘under the microscope’ as investigation continues Fifteen companies that had bought freehold properties from property developer Countryside […]

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Debt collectors can now contact you on social media – NBC Chicago

Debt collectors may soon be sneaking into your DMs, or trying to befriend you or follow you on social media. The debt collection industry was recently allowed to expand its reach to social media platforms based on rule changes by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Perhaps not a welcome sight in any medium, debt collectors […]

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Legal aid focuses on consumer protection | News, Sports, Jobs

A staff member at a nonprofit law firm is warning Ohio consumers to be savvy when it comes to sales pitches that sound too good to be true. In recognition of the recent National Consumer Protection Week, Rachel Nader, Advocacy Director for Community Legal Aid, recently shared some advice for residents, warning them […]

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Government to hold “Consumer Empowerment Week” from March 14-20

The Department of Consumer Affairs will organize “Consumer Empowerment Week” from March 14-20, coinciding with World Consumer Rights Day. In an official statement, the department said the “Consumer Empowerment Week” was to celebrate and commemorate 75 years of progressive India and the glorious history of its people, culture and achievements. The celebrations coincide with World […]

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Live Nation and Sports Organizations Fight Consumer Rights in Georgia

Professional sports teams and promoters, including Live Nation Entertainment, have strongly opposed the bill in Georgia that would protect consumers’ rights to tickets they purchased. Industry officials and lobbyists showed up in force at a pair of committee hearings in Georgia this week, hoping to stop lawmakers from passing the bill. Senate Bill 495 was […]

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Senate passes $107 billion overhaul of USPS, sending bill to Biden for expected approval

The Postal Service Reform Act, which passed by a vote of 79 to 19, provides financial flexibility for the postal agency to undertake improvements that have been debated for years. Republicans have traditionally criticized the agency as a poster child for government waste and incompetence, even though it has earned high marks for public approval […]

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Martin Lewis energy bills: Why it could cost more than the Ofgem price cap

Energy prices will rise by £693 a year for millions of households after regulator Ofgem raised the bill price cap to £1,971. Adding to concerns over the cost of living crisis, consumer experts are warning that the cap could rise again in October. New energy bill costs have confused bill payers who are being quoted […]

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Oil Traders Demand Bigger Cut After Price Rise, Threaten Supply Disruption

As Nepalese are hit hard by unprecedented petrol prices and soaring inflation, petrol stations see this as an opportune time to demand a bigger cut. The Nepal Petroleum Dealers National Association has negotiated a higher commission, and multiple sources say fuel sellers have stopped taking deliveries in a bid to create a shortage in the […]

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ESFI Recognizes Federal Trade Commission’s National Consumer Protection Week

Learn how to avoid common utility scams. Aprenda como evitar estafas de servicios públicos. National Consumer Protection Week aims to educate consumers about their rights to avoid fraud and scams. ARLINGTON, VA, USA, March 3, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) recognizes the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) National Consumer Protection Week which […]

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Florida lawmakers discuss bill to protect consumer data

TALLAHASSEE, Florida. – New legislation to protect consumer data is underway this week in the State Capitol. It gives consumers the right to know what data a company has and it allows consumers to stop them from selling the information. House Bill 9 doesn’t stop companies from selling your data, but it does give you […]

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Your refund rights explained after British Airways canceled flights from Heathrow

BRITISH Airways canceled all short-haul flights from London Heathrow this morning. We explain your rights as a consumer, including whether you can get a refund and how to rebook. 1 All short-haul flights with British Airways from Heathrow have been canceled this morning Short-haul flights from Heathrow are canceled until at least 12pm today, but […]

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Automatic subscription renewals in the UK and new CMA guidelines

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 Subscription contracts are common. They offer certain benefits to businesses, such as providing predictable revenue. These types of agreements often contain “automatic renewal clauses”, whereby the agreement will automatically renew unless the consumer cancels it. However, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the UK regulator responsible for enforcing consumer protection law, […]

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Voucher companies irritate consumers by refusing refunds for gifts that expired during lockdown

Coupon companies have been accused of defrauding consumers by failing to deliver promised gift experiences and denying refunds to those who cannot use their coupons. Virgin Experiences, Groupon and Wowcher have come under fire from customers who say they have been unable to use vouchers during the pandemic and are no longer able to extend […]

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Bad credit? No savings? Unconventional (possibly risky) ways to buy a home

Nery Peña, 27, a first-year English teacher, bought a two-bedroom apartment in Washington, D.C., overlooking the Washington Monument, for $50,000 in 2021. Similar apartments nearby start at $350,000. The building is part of the Douglass Community Land Trust, a portfolio of properties purchased by former tenants and nonprofit groups, where eligible buyers typically earn between […]

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Flash News – Consumer Protection Law

Flash News – New consumer protection law in 2022_en New Consumer Protection Act No. 9/2021 (published on July 12, 2021) is effective from January 1, 2022. Consumer rights have been strongly strengthened and the general framework has undergone significant changes. Here are some highlights on what service providers and retailers should consider. Consumer rights which […]

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Massachusetts Comprehensive Consumer Privacy Act

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 The Massachusetts Information Privacy and Security Act (MIPSA) continues to move through the state’s legislative process and is now before the entire legislature. Although the law has several hurdles to clear before it becomes law, it is notable for two reasons. First, the comprehensive nature of MIPSA illustrates the direction that […]

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The Complex Anatomy of Tech Regulation

The 2020s will be characterized by the regulation of new technologies. But while today’s technologies are global, the rules governing their development and use are not. The resulting political fragmentation is often attributed to differing values ​​and political ideologies within key jurisdictions: the United States, the European Union and China. In this narrative, the United […]

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Are you ready for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™?

Are you ready for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™? Match schedule More details to come Register NationalityAfghanistanAland IslandsAlbaniaAlgeriaAmerican SamoaAndorraAngolaAnguillaAntarcticAntigua and BarbudaArgentinaArmeniaArubaAustraliaAustriaAzerbaijanBahamianBahrainBangladeshBarbadosBelarusBelgiumBelizeBenignBermudaBhutanBoliviaBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswanaBouvet IslandBrazilBritish Indian Ocean TerritoryBrunei DarussalamBulgariaBurkina FasoBurundiCambodiaCameroonCanadaGreen capCayman IslandsCentral African RepublicChadChileChinachristmas islandCocos (Keeling) IslandsColombiaComoroscongoCongo, Democratic Republic ofthe cook islandsCosta RicaIvory CoastCroatiaCubaCyprusCzech RepublicDenmarkDjiboutiDominicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEgyptEl SalvadorEquatorial GuineaEritreaEstoniaEthiopiaFalkland Islands (Malvinas)Faroe IslandsFijiFinlandFranceFrench GuianaFrench PolynesiaFrench Southern TerritoriesGabonGambiaGeorgiaGermanyGhanaGibraltarGreeceGreenlandGrenadeGuadeloupeGuamGuatemalaGuernseyGuineaGuinea-BissauGuyanaHaitiHeard […]

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How do I claim money for canceled concerts in Norwich?

Published: 15:16 February 10, 2022 Frustrated people who parted with their hard-earned cash for municipal events that were canceled are hoping to get their money back. Hundreds of people were harmed after promoters M&B Promotions and Easy Ticketing went bankrupt. It meant Norwich events such as Comedy in the Park and a Craig David show […]

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Is private startup legal in Chicago? In some neighborhoods it is, and it has ties to politics – NBC Chicago

It can turn a cheap night on the town, a quick errand, or a last-minute change of plans into a pricey Chicago outing: Private Boot Rules enforcement has been citywide for years now. Where you shop and your attention to warning signs dictate the risk, and if you’re not careful, you could pay a heavy […]

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Norwegian Airlines will not refund £2,676 cash for tickets to Florida | Consumer rights

We need to know if we have a realistic claim against Norwegian Airways, who we paid £2,676 for flights to America that it is no longer possible to take. In August 2019having saved for years, we bought flights to Florida for a unique family trip to Disneyland. covid hit and the airline canceled. At the […]

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Governor Wolf approves bill giving flexibility to mortgage lenders and vetoes bill preventing local action on common sense solutions to gun violence

Governor Tom Wolf today signed House Bill 930, House Bill 1121, House Bill 1304, House Bill 1479 and House Bill 1588. The Governor vetoed House Bill 979. Today is National Missing Persons Day, and House Bill 930 requires law enforcement to provide the DNA of a missing person, missing child, or unidentified deceased person to […]

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Major Representative Action Denied in Google LLC v Lloyd

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 On November 10, 2021, the UK Supreme Court unanimously dismissed Mr Richard Lloyd’s attempt to bring representative proceedings against Google. Considered by the Court of Appeal to be a champion of consumer protection, Mr Lloyd sought damages for around 4 million Apple iPhone users under section 13 of the Privacy Act […]

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CounselOne PC represents individuals in consumer protection lawsuits and labor law matters

CounselOne PC is a law firm with a decade of legal experience protecting employee and consumer rights in California. They are dedicated to the exclusive representation of clients in consumer protection lawsuits and disputes as well as in various labor law matters. With them, customers are guaranteed not to settle for pennies on the dollar. […]

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DDC Rajouri reviews functioning of FCS&CA department – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Excelsior CorrespondentRAJOURI, Jan 29: Rajouri District Development Commissioner Vikas Kundal reviewed the functioning of the Department of Civil Food Supply and Consumer Affairs today at a meeting of relevant officers.The meeting was attended by FCS & CA Deputy Manager Arief Lone and Tehsil Sourcing Officers.The meeting held a detailed discussion on inventory, supply position, distribution […]

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Financial Cybercrime Consumer Protection Bill Sponsored in Senate Plenary Session

Reuters A bill to protect consumers from financial cybercrimes was introduced in the Senate plenum on Tuesday night, giving regulators more power to deal with such breaches. Senate Bill 2488, or the Financial Products and Services Consumer Protection Act (FCPA) proposal, was sponsored by Senator Mary Grace Natividad S. Poe-Llamanzares, who chairs the Banking, financial […]

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The Telecommunications Product Security and Infrastructure Bill 2021-22

The Product Safety and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill goes to second reading on January 26, 2022. The law project : Authorize the Secretary of State to make regulations to introduce mandatory safety requirements for connectable products sold in the UK; and Make changes to the electronic communications code which governs the rights of telecommunications companies to […]

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Your rights as a consumer when buying second-hand goods – Odette Vella

Having trouble with a used item you purchased? Well, you may still be entitled to request a refund. Your rights in such situations basically depend on whether you purchased the item from a private individual or from a professional seller. When you buy a used item from a business or professional trader, your consumer rights […]

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Price spike in rapid antigen tests continues

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says it is very concerned about the continued price hikes of RATs for COVID-19 by some retail stores, as well as online resale websites. On Monday, the regulator issued a detailed statement on the price of RATs, which it said retail for wholesale between $3.95 and $11.45 for […]

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GSK Consumer Healthcare-HUL merger in spotlight as GSK rejects Unilever bid

New Delhi: Consumer goods company Unilever Plc’s – which has made three separate bids for GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) consumer business – comes nearly two years after its Indian arm Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) successfully merged with GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Limited (GSKCH) in India, giving it access to health drink brands, such as Horlicks, Boost and Maltova […]

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What happens when a credit card company sues you?

If you miss several consecutive credit card payments, the credit card company may take legal action. You can call the collection agency to arrange a settlement without incriminating yourself. Skipping the lawsuit can result in wage garnishment or tax refunds, so it’s important to respond before the deadline. Read more stories from Personal Finance Insider. […]

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Know your rights regarding rent increases

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Everything seems more expensive these days, but the cost that hits many Valley residents hardest is skyrocketing rents. 13 Action News anchor Tricia Kean spoke to a local woman facing a nearly $600 rate hike. “I was absolutely livid. Just livid,” says tenant Cathy Sostaric. She recently came home with a […]

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Several tourism companies could soon go bankrupt in Latvia / Article

“The impact of the pandemic in 2021 has been severe for the tourism sector as various services have been restricted from time to time,” said Baiba Vītoliņa, head of the Center for Consumer Rights Protection (PTAC), indicating that although that the number of insolvent companies is not very large, there are a lot of consumers […]

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How to file an effective complaint – Odette Vella

As a consumer, you may encounter various issues with the products or services that you purchase. For example, your new appliance may malfunction due to a defect, or you may experience delays with an order placed, or come with shoddy workmanship. There are, in fact, countless issues that you may run into, and you may […]

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The instability of the coal supply adds to the urgency of the energy transition

PEXELS-PIXABAY A CONSUMER and energy rights group said on Wednesday that the Department of Energy (DoE) needed to push forward the transition to renewables, citing the risks to imported coal supplies. “Consumers continue to be caught in a web of energy stability issues and volatile prices, all because we depend on a limited and largely […]

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Cyber ​​insurance to protect against cyber attacks

Over the past few years, if your organization has suffered a cyber attack, such as ransomware or embezzlement due to a Business Email Compromise (BEC), and you have cyber insurance, you were probably very grateful. However, if you are renewing this policy (or if this is your first time in the cyberinsurance market), you are […]

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Ecommerce shines as pandemic bites

The second wave of the coronavirus pandemic devastated the global economy in 2021. Industries across the sector were realigning their strategies and making efforts to recover. Amid all the gloom, the e-commerce industry saw a significant increase in demand during the first and second waves of the pandemic. As the world gets used to virtual […]

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Bangladesh e-commerce faced its own pandemic in 2021

Plagued by fraud and unsustainable business models, recent policy directions and new funding could prove to be the double boost needed to strengthen the sector in 2022 Despite the setbacks, which were plentiful in 2021, the e-commerce industry has consistently seen growth, supported by continued improvements in online banking and fintechs and the rise of […]

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Will Santa’s gifts pass this Christmas? | Hogan Lovells

As the UK braces for its first post-Brexit Christmas, as COVID-19 intensifies in central Europe and demand for products has changed dramatically around the world, supply chain issues have threatened to spoil vacation plans. Last year, local, regional and national lockdowns kept millions of people at home and avoided traveling to see their families. This […]

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Record Boxing Day sales expected as shoppers undeterred by COVID

The Boxing Day sales frenzy is underway as shoppers flood major retailers across the country in search of bargains. Key points: Shoppers lined the streets of capitals, waiting for retail stores to open Australians set to spend more than $ 21 billion from Boxing Day to January 15 Buyers were advised to know their rights […]

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National Consumer Rights Day 2021: Celebrating Consumer Rights in India | Latest India News

This day commemorates December 24, 1986, when the Consumer Protection Act received the assent of the President of India. December 24 is celebrated annually in India as National Consumer Rights Day, also known as National Consumer Day, to commemorate December 24, 1986, when the Consumer Protection Act received the assent of the President of India. […]

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Colorado Clarifies Intersection Between Regulation F And State Disclosure Requirement

On December 20, 2021, the administrator of the Colorado Uniform Consumer Credit Code (an assistant attorney general) released a Advisory opinion clarify the state’s interpretation of the Colorado Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and its intersection with F regulation. Like a handful of other states, Colorado has passed its own FDCPA state law. When describing […]

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Mike Dailly Chronicle: How the Grinch Stole Our Lovely Christmas Dinner!

On the evening of Thursday, December 9, Public Health Scotland (PHS) issued a press release urging people to postpone their Christmas holidays. No data or empirical analysis has been published to substantiate this advice or explain why it was always safe to attend large-scale music concerts or football matches with up to 50,000 fans. Dr […]

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Worth booking panto tickets through Viagogo? Oh no it’s not!

Planning to book panto tickets through Viagogo? Think twice as the website may charge a 15% fee on top of the ticket price Sellers also typically see 10% of the purchase price taken as a commission Competition regulator wants to toughen rules for secondary ticketing sites Buyers must always use a credit card to make […]

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Polish household electricity bill will increase by 24% in 2022

Traffic is seen in front of the PGNiG Termika Zeran thermal power plant after sunset in Warsaw, Poland on June 19, 2019. Photo taken on June 19, 2019. REUTERS / Kacper Pempel / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register December 17 (Reuters) – Customers of Polish energy companies Enea […]

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Future perspectives on the challenges of 2022

Business leaders operating in global markets should be aware of the key issues they will face in … [+] the new Year. getty Growing concerns for human rights around the world underscore the risks for businesses and the need for them to address related challenges. Here are five key developments that may require attention in […]

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What to do if you have a problem buying online

An Post staff and delivery drivers across the country are busy bringing Irish consumers’ online shopping to their doors. From Black Friday follies to well-researched list items, there’s a lot of unboxing this week as online orders reach their destination. Hope most deliveries are as expected. But, if something is wrong, don’t delay – time […]

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More than half of hand sanitizers lie about the alcohol content – so make your own

Despite previous warnings from product standards organizations and researchers, many hand sanitizers used to help curb the spread of Covid-19 still do not contain the amount of alcohol needed to neutralize the virus. This is according to a study by Professor Yusuf Abdullahi Ahmed of the Department of Zoology and Entomology at the University of […]

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Scott + Scott Lawyers LLP

NEW YORK, December 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Scott + Scott Attorneys at Law LLP (“Scott + Scott”), an international shareholder and consumer rights litigation firm, has filed a securities class action lawsuit against ON24, Inc. (NYSE: ONTF) (“ON24” or the “Company”), certain directors and officers of ON24 and the underwriters of the initial public […]

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Regulators submit to interest groups, hampering service delivery in multiple sectors

When the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA), the country’s telecommunications regulator, wanted to allow a new mobile service provider to enter the market, the Nepal Telecommunication Corporation (now Nepal Telecom or NT) was reluctant. But, after some time, the Nepal Telecommunication Corporation only facilitated the entry of another player into the market after forming a new […]

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Internet Governance Forum Promotes Inclusive Digital Future for All |

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) brings together more than 7,000 innovators, leaders of large tech companies, young people, ministers and parliamentarians to spur efforts to build an open, secure and free digital future for all. In his video message to Tuesday’s opening session, UN Secretary-General António Guterres explained how the COVID-19 pandemic underscored the theme […]

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Sursagar’s sailing plans fall into limbo | Vadodara news

Vadodara: In what could be described as a setback to Vadodara Municipal Corporation’s (VMC) plan to restart the boating facility on Lake Sursagar, a consumer rights activist has raised safety concerns about the project . Activist PV Moorjhani issued an advisory to VMC expressing concerns over the lack of safety and compensation guidelines. Moorjhani asked […]

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China unveils new rules on the rights of limousine drivers – Regulations

AFP Beijing ● Sat, December 4, 2021 2021-12-04 15:10 0 637689cdfb31fff4298fa997bd69e62f 2 Regulations China, carpooling company, Didi To free Beijing unveiled new rules on workers’ rights in the transit industry – including better wages and breaks – as officials tighten oversight of China’s tech sector and odd-job economy. The announcement follows a broad regulatory crackdown […]

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Virtual escape game to educate young people about consumer rights

EU leaders hope to use the game to teach young people about their consumer rights, after a proliferation of online spending and apps over the past two years. The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Consumers has set up what is described as an educational escape game aimed at 16-24 year olds. The online game on europa.eu/youreuright/game […]

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‘Expiration’ Date Labels Needed to Guide Australians in Purchases of White Goods and Electronics, Report Says | Australia News

Home appliances and electronics must be clearly labeled with repair information and “expiration” dates, according to a new report from the Productivity Commission. The Right to Repair Commission report found that the labeling system should be tested in Australia. The commission spent the last year examining Australia’s so-called “right to redress” and received over 300 […]

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What are the Covid reimbursement rights for holidays abroad?

Two female travelers wearing masks The newly identified Omicron variant of Covid has caused more disruption for international travelers. Quarantine is being reintroduced for people arriving from certain African countries, flights have been canceled and PCR testing will be mandatory within 48 hours of arriving in the UK from November 30. Will I be refunded […]

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Consumer Protection Act 2019 Assessment: E for the Effort

In 2019, amid outcry and protests against the repeal of Article 370 of the Constitution, the Indian government passed the Consumer Protection Act 2019 (Act of 2019) by parliament and hailed it as a tool to protect consumer rights and simplify the consumer dispute resolution mechanism. . However, even after two years of enacting this […]

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“Double-11” buying frenzy matures with over 82.1 billion yuan in sales according to NielsenIQ analysis

BEIJING, 25 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – This year’s ‘Double-11’ shopping carnival saw further changes in duration, channel preference and consumer categories from previous years, according to the latest study from leading NielsenIQ of providing, an unbiased view of consumer behavior, on a global scale. This year’s carnival sees a change in stock market […]

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Why Consumers Fight for Technology for the “Right to a Repair”

Some of us are old enough to remember the days when you could easily replace a failed battery in your flip phone. These days, repairing virtually any electronic device – from a smartphone to a game console, microwave, or fan – can cost more than buying a new one. Manufacturers make it difficult for technicians […]

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Expanding the horizons of consumer law in India – Kashmir Reader

The growing interdependence of the global economy as well as the global nature of many business activities have contributed to the universal emphasis on protecting and promoting consumer rights. Consumers demand better products and services. While recent technical advancements have had a huge impact in this direction, the reality is that consumers still fall victim […]

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To Fight Marylanders’ Medical Debt: The Virtual Forum That Can Help Residents Having Trouble Paying Their Medical Bills | WDVM25 and DCW50

MARYLAND (WDVM) – The past 20 months have shown us how important medical care is, and more so how expensive it can be. Senator Chris Van Hollen wants to help people in Maryland who are struggling with medical debt and who may still be uninsured. According to statistics from a 2020 medical debt survey conducted […]

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Apple Self-Service Repair Program | Right of reparation

Consumer advocates have lobbied for years for repair rights protections that make it easier and more affordable for people to restore broken gadgets. They also wonder why manufacturers have a say in where you fix that paid smartphone, laptop, or game console. “It’s just basic protection of your property rights and your right to tinker […]

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Southern Water: Geldof Supports Non-Payment Campaign for Wastewater Discharge | The water

Water company fined record £ 90million for dumping raw sewage faces a taxpayer revolt over its continued discharge into the sea. A non-payment campaign against Southern Water, initiated by four residents of Whitstable in Kent, is expected to gain momentum. This week’s protesters received support from Bob Geldof, who lives in the nearby town of […]

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NSW campaigns for more information and rights for travelers to restore confidence

New South Wales will become the first jurisdiction in Australia to introduce a minimum disclosure standard for company terms and conditions to be met, to give travelers a better understanding of their travel reimbursement rights. The move, made by Regulatory Improvement Minister Kevin Anderson, comes after a CHOICE report called for the introduction of a […]

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BARCLAYS DONATES $ 1M TO SUPPORT DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY WORLD INSTITUTE FOR EQUITY, INCLUSION AND CIVIL RIGHTS

DOVER, Del. – To commemorate the first anniversary of Barclays’ global commitment to its Race at Work program, the company’s US Consumer Bank announced its $ 1 million financial investment in the Global Institute for Equity, Inclusion and Civil Rights of the Delaware State University. Del State’s Global Institute is a network designed to develop […]

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Department of Consumer and Worker Protection Settles NYC Payed Safe and Sick Leave Case with American

November 1, 2021 NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP) Commissioner Peter A. Hatch today announced a settlement agreement with American Airlines to address violations of the Sick Leave Act and paid security from NYC. As part of the settlement, American Airlines’ federal lawsuit arguing that NYC’s paid safety […]

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Scott + Scott Lawyers LLP files

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Scott + Scott Attorneys at Law LLP (“Scott + Scott”), an international shareholder and consumer rights litigation firm, has filed a securities class action lawsuit against Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (“Goldman Sachs”) and Morgan Stanley (“Morgan Stanley”), alleging violations of §§20A, 10 (b) and 20 (a) of […]

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Building consumer confidence is important, especially in the virtual space

Building consumer confidence is important, especially in the virtual space – Abraham Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission CEO Joel Abraham. Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission CEO Joel Abraham said the idea was not just about brand loyalty, but also improving the consumer experience by providing trust, particular in virtual space. Speaking at the workshop on […]

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Fears that ticket scalping increases as laws fail to control Viagogo

Must know Customers always get ripped off with overpriced and fraudulent tickets on Viagogo Viagogo is not forthright with customers about their resale business model Advocates call for national legislation to regulate banknote scalping When Rose’s favorite childhood band, The Cat Empire, announced that they would go their separate ways in September and host a […]