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V.W. Emissions Scandal : More Developments in Europe

EU Consumer Commissioner Didier Reynders recently criticised the German carmaker’s unwillingness to act across the continent and said Volkswagen should set a compensation rule for all EU customers based on the average they had already awarded in previous cases. “The Commission and EU consumer authorities [are] calling upon Volkswagen to compensate all EU consumers, also …

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Sexual Harassment in the U.K. and U.S. Armed Forces

United Kingdom : Following on from a 2015 Sexual Harassment Survey, the British army repeated the survey in 2018 to assess improvements in army culture and behaviour. Although the results showed that there had been an improvement in behaviours since the 2015 survey, it also reported that unwanted sexualised behaviours remain a common experience for …

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Auto Credit Agreements – right to revoke agreement and return your vehicle

European Court of Justice [ the “ECJ” ] rulings previously established that a consumer’s right to withdraw from a credit agreement is only limited to the 14 days following conclusion of the agreement if the consumers were given “clear and concise” information on when and how they could withdraw, and that the applicability of the …

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State planning to fight legal claims by survivors of mother and baby homes

State planning to fight legal claims by survivors of mother and baby homes : Irish Independent: Shane Phelan [ March 12 -2021 ] Correspondence shows State plans to argue survivors’ claims fall outside the statute of limitations The State is planning to fight legal claims being taken by survivors of mother and baby homes, the …

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Wards of Court : New provisions relating to affidavits of Medical Practitioners supporting a Petition to the High Court for Wardship.

The new provisions concerning the content of medical affidavits / medical reports in relation to Wardship Proceedings, came into force on 5th October, 2020. These differ considerably from the previous reports which were required and the details required is much more comprehensive. The information set out below must now be included in the affidavit and/or medical …

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