Mondaq UK: Consumer Protection
Womble Bond Dickinson
FCA's latest Policy Development Update promises the following publications before the end of 2017
Field Fisher
On 2 November 2017 the European Commission published an amended proposal for a Directive concerning contracts for the sale of goods.
Womble Bond Dickinson
FCA has updated its consultation paper on its proposals for rules to help customers in persistent credit card debt. The revised proposals follow feedback on its April consultation.
Brodies LLP
Secondary ticket websites enable individuals or businesses to re-sell tickets that they have bought for any events such as concerts, football matches or other sporting events.
Womble Bond Dickinson
The FCA has updated its webpage on its consultation on persistent debt and earlier intervention remedies (CP17/10).
Deloitte
In this edition of The Deloitte Consumer Review, we focus on how the EU referendum and the ongoing Brexit negotiations are impacting consumers' confidence, spending and behaviour.
Wrigleys Solicitors
Can independent schools keep their school fee salary sacrifice schemes in place? Following the Spring Budget on 8 March the updated Finance Bill 2017 was published on 20 March 2017 ...
Mishcon de Reya
Lawfully Chic is our blog for art-lovers and adventurers, fashionistas and culture vultures, who believe in fair play, fair trade and fair travel.
Brodies LLP
Earlier this month the Scottish Government began the consultation process on the provisions of the draft Education (Scotland) Bill.
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...
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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Deloitte
The importance the FCA places on protecting vulnerable consumers has become increasingly clear with the recent publication of its Financial Lives and draft FCA Mission: Our Future Approach to Consumers documents.
Deloitte
In this edition of The Deloitte Consumer Review, we focus on how the EU referendum and the ongoing Brexit negotiations are impacting consumers' confidence, spending and behaviour.
Wright Hassall LLP
When thinking of starting a new business venture or growing a current retail operation, many people look to the internet as the most effective and cost efficient route to market.
Brodies LLP
Earlier this month the Scottish Government began the consultation process on the provisions of the draft Education (Scotland) Bill.
Vannin Capital
While many of these claims are being brought by large commercial organisations (often with the support of third party litigation funders), there is now also the first application to bring a major collective damages...
Field Fisher
On 2 November 2017 the European Commission published an amended proposal for a Directive concerning contracts for the sale of goods.
Keystone Law
BrightHouse was recently ordered to pay almost £15 million in redress to customers after discussions with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)...
Pinsent Masons LLP
The consultation closes on 21 September 2017, and the FCA expects to publish its new rules early next year.
Clyde & Co
Potentially the biggest and most complex claim in British legal history, according to some commentators, the Competition Appeal Tribunal
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.
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