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A Headache for Nurofen?

The Federal Court in Australia has found that Reckitt Benckiser (Australia) breached Australian consumer law by marketing Nurofen Specific Pain products as formulated to treat a specific type of pain, when the products were identical in terms of their active ingredient. The products in question were: Nurofen Back Pain, Nurofen Period Pain, Nurofen Migraine Pain …

Enhanced Consumer Protection?

The much-trumpeted Consumer Rights Act 2015 comes into force today (1st October). The Act involves a major shake-up of consumer law. It brings together areas of law previously dealt with by different statutes (in particular the Sale of Goods Act, the Supply of Goods and Services Act and the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations) …