Corporate and Finance News and Insights

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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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From 6 April 2015, the Data Protection Act 1998 will be amended to remove the need to prove "substantial damage or substantial distress" before the...

Insights - 10/03/2015

Data Protection Act Amendment will make it...

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A recent decision in the first tier information rights tribunal provided a reminder to businesses that they are legally obliged to check the Teleph...

Insights - 09/02/2015

Direct Marketing – Fine of £50,000 U...

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A recent High Court decision has ruled in favour of a UK based comedy club who claimed that popular US teen TV show, ‘Glee’ breached their rights i...

Insights - 05/08/2014

‘Glee’ case highlights importance of prote...

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From 13 June 2014, the new Consumer Contracts Regulations* come into effect. For those who trade online, it is important to consider how these regu...

Insights - 06/05/2014

Selling Online – Are you ready for t...

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