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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First, this comment will delve into the history and demise of caveat emptor as well as the infamous cases that put the doctrine to death.
In the modern age, laws and regulations have tightened up on the principle of caveat emptor in an effort to protect buyers' interests, especially those who are not that sophisticated to understand fully the minimal information on the investment products that are initially presented to them.
Caveat Emptor is a Latin legal term that cautions buyers to beware of the goods or services they are purchasing, and to use caution in discerning quality and value.
With this agreement, Interactive Brokers' 353,000 client accounts will have access to complete quote data for OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink securities, as well as unique security information such as market designation, security type, piggyback status and caveat emptor status.
First, let me say right up front that, in general, I'm a firm believer in the legal principle of caveat emptor (let the buyer beware).
Sixteen chapters are: the themes of muckraking; new incentives; the magic of property; caveat emptor; a key to the labor movement; the funds of progress; oa national of villagerso; a big world and little men; drift; the rock of ages; a note on the womenAEs movement; bogeys; poverty, chastity, obedience; mastery; modern communion; fact and fancy.
But people considering venturing into the BTL market should, at every step, bear the words 'caveat emptor' in mind.
One of the golden rules of this aspect of the law is exemplified in the famous Latin motto, caveat emptor -- which means 'let the buyer beware'.
He warned Mr Cameron "caveat emptor" - buyer beware."
While sellers may choose to rely on the concept of "caveat emptor" or "let the buyer beware", it is now an established principle that sellers are obliged to disclose all relevant details relating to the property which are within their knowledge.
In the absence of stringent consumer protection agencies, the only useful advice for consumers in the region is the principle of "Buyer Beware" or caveat emptor.
That old Roman phrase "caveat emptor" (buyer beware) has never been so apt.
When it comes to technology, we, as a society, and as individuals, have failed to heed the age-old admonitions of caveat emptor and moderation in all things.
In the commercial world, caveat emptor means that the buyer bears the risk for the quality of goods purchased unless they are covered by the seller's warranty.