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Sale of goods  The CRA consolidates much of the existing statutory framework and harmonises the rules for all supply of goods, including the sal...

Insights - 08/10/2015

Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA) – Goods &am...

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The Consumer Rights Act 2015, which took effect on 1 October 2015, introduces new regulation for e-commerce businesses selling digital content to c...

Insights - 07/10/2015

Key changes under the Consumer Rights Acts...

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From 1 October 2015, the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (‘CRA 2015’) introduced a number of key changes in one of the most comprehensive reforms of UK co...

Insights - 05/10/2015

Consumer Rights Act 2015 – what do the cha...

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High street retailer H&M has lost its challenge against the registration of a handbag design by YSL as community design in a long running legal...

Insights - 02/10/2015

Handbags at dawn – EU Court upholds ...

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It is quite common for companies to outsource services such as payroll, HR or IT to an external provider. There is much case law on whether affecte...

News - 30/09/2015

Should an employee whose job is outsourced...

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A recent Court of Appeal decision held that a partner was jointly and severally liable to a third party for the breach of fiduciary duty of a forme...

Insights - 15/09/2015

Partners who have resigned can still bind ...

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The government has issued a commencement order confirming that the substantive provisions of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA) will come into forc...

Insights - 15/09/2015

Changes to consumer rights to come into fo...

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An Estonian online news service had claimed that its national court's ruling that it was liable for defamatory comments posted by its readers was a...

Insights - 03/07/2015

Online defamation – online news serv...

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There has been movement towards stricter data protection rules and an opinion regarding the use of drones for the collection of personal data.  Bri...

Insights - 01/07/2015

Data Protection – New EU regulation makes ...

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In a recent ruling, the High Court has decided that various limitations of liability in standard term contracts were, in principle, unreasonable un...

Insights - 25/06/2015

High Court rejects standard terms’ limitat...

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It has been reported that Manchester United Football Club may face legal action following complaints about their treatment of disabled fans at matc...

Insights - 19/06/2015

Manchester United could face legal action

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The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has launched a new, free-to-download cyber security guide for business. The new guide outlines how busi...

Insights - 08/06/2015

ICC launches new Cyber Security Guide for ...

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