Mondaq UK: Consumer Protection
Morrison & Foerster LLP
As part of the European Commission's Digital Single Market initiative, the European Commission has published a draft Regulation aimed at preventing traders from discriminating against customers...
TLT Solicitors
FCA has published draft handbook rules and non-handbook guidance for consumer credit firms on managing the risks posed by incentives and remuneration.
Clyde & Co
Wilkes v DePuy (2016) – QBD departs from previous authorities on "Defect" claims under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 and confirms no requirement of absolute safety in all circumstances...
Gowling WLG
Old sayings hold true, even in changing times. Take "customer is king". To grow, you can't afford not to treat all as kings, regardless of where they are in the world.
Cartwright King Solicitors
Jane Anderson, specialist solicitor at Cartwright King Solicitors considers the pros and cons of selling goods to the public.
Field Fisher
The vast majority of the Food Information to Consumers Regulation (No 1169/2011) came into force on 13 December 2014.
Deloitte
Consumers now expect a bespoke, fluid experience when shopping. This experience is defining successful business models, but how can businesses predict what consumers want?
Jones Day
Following the speech given by UK Prime Minister Theresa May at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, England, a timeline for Brexit is beginning to emerge.
Withers LLP
Oxford University has recently been in the news for having been awarded first place in the Times Higher Education global universities' league table, displacing the five-time winner, the California Institute of Technology.
Field Fisher
On 25 May 2016 the European Commission tabled a package of measures designed to help businesses and consumers buy and sell products and services online with more ease...
Field Fisher
Earlier this year, the European Commission opened a public consultation on current EU consumer and marketing law to run a "Fitness Check" to assess the current regulatory framework...
Jordans Limited
For the wronged consumer, just how difficult is it to enforce your rights when a retailer does not comply with consumer law?
Dentons
The Government is pushing ahead with its proposal to require large employers, to "invest in apprenticeships". Many thought the levy plans, which were not popular with many business groups...
Clyde & Co
The matter of Halstead-Cleak v Eskom Holdings Limited and some observations for liability insurers.
Gowling WLG
There is no precise or universal test to determine an unfair relationship under s140A of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (CCA).
Field Fisher
A recent practice guide by the Law Society has managed to drop a small bombshell on land law practice by suggesting that consumer protection laws might affect a significant number of everyday transactions by imposing on solicitors a direct requirement to disclose defects with a property
Taylor Wessing
Consumer protection law in the UK has recently undergone a complete overhaul.
Clyde & Co
According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Africa had the highest proportion of repeaters in primary schools of any region in 2014 (7.87%).
Clyde & Co
Following the publication of an Evaluation and Fitness Check Roadmap in September 2016, a European Commission consultation seeks views on the application and performance of Directive 85/374...
Clyde & Co
The global population is expected to rise from approximately 7 billion people today, to 11 billion in 2100 and almost all newly added people will be Africans.
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Pinsent Masons LLP
The consultation closes on 21 September 2017, and the FCA expects to publish its new rules early next year.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Members of the House of Lords have criticised the government's decision not to include the proposed ban on cold calling relating to pensions in its Financial Guidance and Claims Bill.
TLT Solicitors
FCA has published draft handbook rules and non-handbook guidance for consumer credit firms on managing the risks posed by incentives and remuneration.
Gowling WLG
The paper identifies the CMA's initial competition and consumer law concerns relating to the care homes sector and sets out potential recommendations to resolve the issues identified.
Clyde & Co
According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Africa had the highest proportion of repeaters in primary schools of any region in 2014 (7.87%).
Clyde & Co
Consumers and traders are now able to use the European Commission's new online dispute resolution (ODR) platform to refer contractual disputes arising from buying goods or services online...
Goodman Derrick LLP
The UK Government is committed to becoming a world leader in the development of automated vehicles.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Regulators should have access to any 'keys' necessary to decrypt data that financial firms store in the cloud, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has said.
Withers LLP
This week's corporate law news roundup includes discussions of the American Bar Association's release of its first complete revision to the Model Business Corporation Act since 1984;
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The High Court ruled that Loughborough University acted lawfully under the DPA in supplying Leicestershire Police with the registration form of a student suspected of sexual assault and rape.
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