[R]egulators from across the Pacific will share information, investigative techniques, and authority best practice, in a newly formed initiative to be called the Pacific Island Network of Competition Consumer and Economic Regulators or PINCCER.
Read More New Pacific Network Formed to Promote Competitive Markets
Lauren’s eye-opening presentation on gambling harm prevention demonstrates just how much Australian regulators and politicians can learn from their European counterparts.
Read More “The sky didn’t fall in”
The latest edition of the Queensland Consumers Association’s (QCA) newsletter Unit Pricing Global Update (found here) contains information about unit pricing in several countries including in: QCA spokesperson, Ian Jarratt says that in Canada the Competition Bureau and the parliamentary committee’s recommendations on grocery unit pricing are important not only for consumers in Canada (where…
Read More Global Update on Unit Pricing
This month Consumers International’s (CI) update on the digital world covered some interesting developments and research in the consumer world including CHOICE’s recent article on facial recognition technology (FRT) used in half of Australia’s stadiums (found here), and the recent Members Connect series on building consumer trust in generative AI, whose panel included ETDA Thailand and the BEUC.
But perhaps the most exciting updates were the ones from the United States of America and the European Union.
Read More Consumers International Digital Update: Cyber Trust Mark and Personalised Pricing
Registrations have now opened for Consumers International’s (CI) 2023 Global Congress, this year held on 6th-8th December in Nairobi, Kenya.
This years congress is built around the theme ‘Consumers Together – Building a Resilient Future’.
Read More Registration Open for 2023 Consumers International Global Congress
Australia’s eSafety Commissioner has made the decision not to register two of eight online safety codes drafted by the online industry as they fail to provide appropriate community safeguards to deal with illegal and harmful content online.
Read More eSafety Commissioner Accepts Some, Rejects Others in World-First Industry Codes
Consumers International’s (CI) Global Congress, an event held every four years to bring together the consumer movement and cross-sector influencers, has announced its 2023 location as Nairobi, Kenya from 6th-8th December.
Read More 2023 Consumers International Global Congress: Kenya