Competition rules and the Consumer Protection Act

Update: This post was prepared on the basis of the draft Regulations. The final Regulations were issued on 1 April 2011 and differ from the draft Regulations in some important respects including the requirement to report on various issues which are highlighted in this post. I’ll work on an update to this post in lightContinue reading “Competition rules and the Consumer Protection Act”

Complicated promotional competitions under the Consumer Protection Act

Promotional competitions are a terrific way to create a better awareness about a product, service or brand and generate some buzz. These competitions are on Facebook Pages, dedicated microsites and on company websites. They can be a lot of fun and the prizes are often terrific. Unfortunately for marketers, these competitions are about to becomeContinue reading “Complicated promotional competitions under the Consumer Protection Act”