Progress

Current status
in force
06 Sep 2022 in force
01 Dec 2021 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
Brazil
Policy Area
Other operating condition
Policy Instrument
Consumer protection regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
technological consumer goods
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
central government
Implementation Level
national

Timeline of events

06 Sep 2022
in force

Imposed sanctions to Apple for discriminatory practice against consumers for selling iPhones without chargers

On 6 September 2022, the Brazilian Ministry of Justice imposed sanctions against Apple's decision to sell iPhone without a battery charger. The Ministry deems Apple's behaviour a "deliberate discriminatory practice against consumers" as it implies s…

Source
Event type investigation
Action type ruling
Government branch executive
Government body central government
01 Dec 2021
under deliberation

Announced investigation on Apple for discriminatory practice against consumers for selling iPhones without chargers

In December 2021, the National Consumer Secretariat of the Ministry of Justice of Brazil (SENACON) announced an investigation against Apple's decision to sell iPhone without a battery charger. In October 2020, with the release of the new iPhone 12, …

Source
Event type investigation
Action type announcement
Government branch executive
Government body central government