impact of advertising on consumer behaviour
Getting the Deal Through — Electricity Regulation 2017: United States
1 Policy and law: What is the government policy and legislative framework for the electricity sector? No single government body sets government policy for the electricity sector. The federal government, which regulates wholesale markets, follows a generally pro-competitive policy. The competition reforms that transformed the US electricity sector...
Gas Regulation 2018: United States
Getting the Deal Through is delighted to publish the sixteenth edition of Gas Regulation. Getting the Deal Through provides international expert analysis in key areas of law, practice and regulation for corporate counsel, cross-border legal practitioners, and company directors and officers. Originally Published in Getting the Deal through: Gas Regulation 2018, March 2018.
What's wrong with Canada? A business view.
... back in the '70s, with expensive advertising intended to convince a sceptical public that ...That obviously has an adverse impact. If we are not spending time with our children, ... on water there -- why deprive the consumer of that choice? The banks have financial clout, ... isn't much different in character and behaviour and ego. . McCallum: But it's hard for business ...
Antitrust, Competition, and Economic Regulation Quarterly Newsletter - Summer 2019
Read the latest news on antitrust, competition and economic regulation (ACER) in this Summer's edition of our quarterly ACER newsletter. Please see full Publication below for more information.
International News: International Tax
Health Care Private Equity Investments in India - A flurry of recent private equity (PE) investments in the Indian health care sector demonstrates strong investor appetite and opportunities. India is one of the fastest growing health care markets in the world, estimated to grow at a 22 percent compound annual growth rate to $372 billion by 2022, according to an ASSOCHAM-RNCO
Business Litigation Report - January 2017
China's 2016 Cybersecurity Law Will Change the Way Multinational Companies Do Business in China - China adopted its controversial Cybersecurity Law on November 7, 2016. The law, which will take effect on June 1, 2017, has broad implications for how multinational companies operate in China. The law addresses a number of issues, including requiring certain companies to pass...
The stumbling block: freedom, rationality, and legal scholarship.
... as the one that has had the greatest impact on legal scholarship. Because this concept is so ... considered to be profit and that of consumers to be utility (happiness), although Posner has ... have the government take its cue from advertising and actively seek to exploit people's cognitive ... of beliefs (i) that the rational behaviour theory is unfalsifiable, (ii) that it is ...
U.S. Energy Regulation, Development & Finance
The U.S. energy and infrastructure sectors have undergone dramatic change since 2006, the year of Pillsbury’s first contribution to the Getting the Deal Through publications. Natural gas production and reserves have increased largely from shale and other unconventional sources, which have reinvigorated the petrochemical sector, challenged the prospects of power generation from coal, nuclear and...
The case against postmodern censorship theory.
...."(24) Many potential "sellers" and "consumers" will be excluded from the marketplace ... racial inequality through its message and impact, engendering terror and effectuating segregation. ... approach single out a Madison Avenue advertising firm that is trying to sell large, gas-guzzling ...on changes in attitudes and behaviour." Id. at 504. After Butler broadened government ...
Chapter VI. Selected legal opinions of the secretariats of the United Nations and related intergovernmental organizations
A. Legal opinions of the Secretariat of the United Nations (issued or prepared by the Office of Legal Affairs) Contracts 1. Determination of the applicable law to contracts concluded between the United Nations and private parties—"Service contracts" and "functional contracts"—UNCITRAL Arbitral Rules (5 February 1988) 285 2. Contract between United Nations Institute for...
... qualitative, to determine what level of consumer association is sufficient. The court in American ... of use of the mark; (b) the extent of advertising and promotion and amount of money spent thereon; ... the UNDP periodical will have a negative impact on the reputation of their trade mark. Common law ... by other Regulations and by the actual behaviour of member States in meeting their obligation to ...
Playing by pornography's rules: the regulation of sexual expression.
..., visual art, and a great deal of advertising (including political advertising) contribute to ... men's fear of homoerotic desire; the consumer might find himself excited by the display of ... as opposed to regulation of sexual behaviour." Lynda Nead, The Female Nude: Pornography, Art, ... effects, but at the communicative impact of public nudity per se. See id. at 586. (143) ...
Summary of Covenants Not To Compete: A Global Perspective
A Global Summary of Covenants Not To Compete. Please see full article below for more information.