Mondaq UK: Consumer Protection
Field Fisher
On 2 November 2017 the European Commission published an amended proposal for a Directive concerning contracts for the sale of goods.
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...
Fenwick Elliott LLP
Martin Ewen reviews product liability law in England and Wales and also whether there is a limit on the level of damages awarded in actions for wrongful death arising from defective products.
Womble Bond Dickinson
The Supreme Court today announced that permission to appeal has been granted to Deutsche Bahn AG (and other retailers) against the Court of Appeal's judgment upholding an appeal by MasterCard ...
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Rarely has the Court of Appeal been required to examine the meaning of "defect" within Section 3(1) of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (the Act).
Baker & McKenzie
Citizens Advice, a UK charity, raised concerns over automatic increases in credit card limits for individuals already struggling with debt.
ICSA
A further education governance role is an opportunity for personal development and making a difference to the community.
TLT Solicitors
Interchange fees are paid by merchant acquirers to card issuers as a percentage of each and every credit and debit card transaction.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to maintain a cap set on the interest and fees charged on high-cost short-term loans after a review concluded it had benefited consumers.
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...
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...
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Consumers who have used the free, government-backed pensions guidance service were overwhelmingly satisfied with the process, with 90% saying they it helped them to make an informed choice about their next steps.
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The Supreme Court today announced that permission to appeal has been granted to Deutsche Bahn AG (and other retailers) against the Court of Appeal's judgment upholding an appeal by MasterCard ...
Womble Bond Dickinson
The FCA has today published its Approach to Consumers paper, which is intended to explore the FCA's approach to regulating retail consumers.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Financial firms could be made subject to a new duty of care, requiring them to exercise "reasonable skill and care" when providing services to consumers, the financial regulator has indicated.
Baker & McKenzie
Citizens Advice, a UK charity, raised concerns over automatic increases in credit card limits for individuals already struggling with debt.
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Rarely has the Court of Appeal been required to examine the meaning of "defect" within Section 3(1) of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (the Act).
Field Fisher
On 2 November 2017 the European Commission published an amended proposal for a Directive concerning contracts for the sale of goods.
TLT Solicitors
Interchange fees are paid by merchant acquirers to card issuers as a percentage of each and every credit and debit card transaction.
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