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...
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...
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, A Vistra Company
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
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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Travers Smith LLP
The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill gives the government very broad powers to amend UK law to take account of Brexit using statutory instruments or SIs (also known as "secondary" or "delegated legislation").
Deloitte
The smartphone is a mere decade old, and with every year has become ever more integral to people's lives.
Brodies LLP
On 29 March 2017 the UK's Article 50 Notice was delivered to the European Council in Brussels, triggering the formal process for the UK's exit from the EU.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 21 July 2017, the UK's Competition Appeal Tribunal ("CAT") dismissed an application for certification of the second ‘opt-out' collective proceedings to be brought in the UK.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Consumers will be urged to "make a decision" about whether to claim compensation for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) as part of a two-year awareness-raising campaign.
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?
Pinsent Masons LLP
A new regulatory and tax regime for insurance linked securities (ILS) in the UK will come into force in the autumn, the government has announced, as it published the regulations that will govern the new regime.
ICSA
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Goodman Derrick LLP
The UK Government is committed to becoming a world leader in the development of automated vehicles.
Deloitte
Over the past few decades the regulation of the safety of medical devices has remained relatively unchanged.
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