Latest developments Facts and Figures

The speed at which regulation is being introduced can make it very difficult to keep up with. New laws and legislation are constantly and rapidly emerging across the world. This compilation of regulation reports demonstrates the volume of legislation that has already been adopted, or is currently under consideration. These laws span a vast number of countries and a variety of industries. The search function enables you to filter the results and view the legislative frameworks that may effect you, either now or in the future.

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San Francisco is the first city in the U.S. to ban sales of vaporizers. Officials not only voted to ban stores selling e-cigarettes but also made it illegal for online retailers to deliver to addresses in the city.

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All moneylending services should have to carry warnings about the high costs of loan repayments on any advertisements, the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has told the Government.

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Could financial plain packaging break Australia’s debt addiction?

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The Institute for Public Policy Research calls for sweets, crisps and sugary drinks to be taxed, their adverts banned from daytime TV and for supermarkets to fund healthy cooking classes for customer.

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To make sweets, snacks and sugary drinks less appealing a leading think tank has suggested to wrap them in plain packaging.

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The UK government is proposing to sell sweets, crisps and carbonated drinks under cigarette-style plain packaging.

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An ad showing strawberries and creams was banned by Transport for London, as it violates new rules introduced in February.

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Transport for London (TfL) rejected an advertise because it contained bacon, eggs and jam. Foods found to be high in fat, sugar and salt are now not allowed to feature in ads on public transport.

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A future Labor government is considering mandating food reformulation targets, this means food companies could be forced to adjust the content of their products.