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Changes to the Sale of Land Act 1962 (Vic)

Developers and vendors in Victoria should be aware of new changes to the Sale of Land Act 1962 (Vic) (Act).

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Cross-Device Tracking and Consumer Protection: Is There More to the Story?

In 2017, we are seeing an explosion of online marketers engaging in cross-device targeting, where data is used to identify users on one device to serve ads to them on a different device. This enables advertisers to pinpoint their consumers as never before. Now, they can capitalize on key moments of a consumer’s purchasing journey to keep the consumer engaged and, more importantly, to piggyback on those purchases. For example, a consumer purchasing a department store dress on her laptop may be seamlessly served an ad for matching shoes on her smartphone only a few minutes later.

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Consumer Protection Under the FSLRC Report

The Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (‘FSLRC’) was formed vide a notification(1) of Governmen of India dated 24th March 2011. The object of FSLRC was to comprehensively review the multiple Rules/Regulations currently governing the financial sector and rewrite and harmonize them in tune with requirements of modern times. The FSLRC was chaired by former Judge of the Supreme Court of India Justice B.N. Srikrishna and consisted of 9 other members and a Secretary. The FSLRC submitted its report to Shri P. Chidambaram, th e Finance Minister on 22nd March, 2013. The FSLRC report in form of  recommendation prepared a draft law for the financial sector, namely the Indian Financial Code Bill, 2013 (“draft code”). More…

A draft forenote for the article is also available here.

 

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