caveat emptor

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a commercial principle that without a warranty the buyer takes upon himself the risk of quality

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For those who decide to ignore this call to arms, our only advice is caveat venditor.
Caveat emptor has long been the mantra of free enterprise markets, yet another term, caveat venditor, has emerged.
The framework shows a continuum between caveat emptor and caveat venditor philosophies on which marketing programs are positioned; appropriate and ethical positioning would be determined by an assessment of consumer sovereignty.
Given the fact that not all sellers, particularly in residential sales, have the services of experienced and competent attorneys, the best answer lies in fairly drawn remedial legislation since the doctrine of caveat venditor is not sufficient.
If so, caveat venditor will be the new rubric in academe.