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CAP and BCAP consultations on distance selling and sales promotions rules

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 9 2014

Retailers have until the 16 December 2014 and 13 January 2015 to respond to The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) and Broadcast Committee of

Consumer law update : new guidance on consumers’ right to sue for misleading and aggressive commercial practices

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 22 2014

New guidance provides further detail on how the UK government envisages the new regulations that provide private rights for consumers to sue traders

Music in the workplace are you compliant?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 19 2008

In recent months, the Performing Rights Society (PRS) has increased its monitoring of music played in the workplace, checking whether businesses hold the appropriate licence(s

Luxury car “not a prize” if winner has to buy a bus ticket to collect it, CJEU claims

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 20 2012

In August 2011 the Court of Appeal referred the case of Purely Creative and Others v. Office of Fair Trading to the CJEU for a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of paragraph 31 of Annex I to Directive 200529EC concerning unfair business-to-consumer commercial practices (the “Unfair Commercial Practices Directive”

Misleading advertising in the UK leads to 13 months jail time - the market sees an increasingly tough approach to advertising regulation in the UK

  • Bird & Bird
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 22 2011

You may recall the recent scandal involving two brothers, Victor and Henry Mears, who promised an "amazing snow-covered Lapland village" to the consumers of Dorset only to deliver, in the words of Judge Mark Horton, "something that looked like an averagely-managed summer car boot sale"

ASA adjudications snapshot - March 2012

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2012

This case confirms the approach in Eeles v Cobham Hire Services Ltd 2009 remains the court’s position when considering the appropriate level for interim payments of damages

Watch out points for prize promotions

  • Olswang LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • November 8 2012

Marketers need to take note of two important developments regarding consumer protection compliance

CMS quarterly communications update - July 2012

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • -
  • Austria, Bulgaria, European Union, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom
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  • July 20 2012

Quarterly update summarising regulatory and legal developments from the last three months in the communications, media and satellite sectors in Europe

Alcohol, entertainment and food review UK -licensing without hiccups - November 2013

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 19 2013

On 12 September 2013, the Home Office issued a Consultation on “enabling targeted, local alternatives to personal licences to sell alcohol”. The

Preview 2013 (UK law)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 15 2013

2013 will herald some significant changes to the UK legal arena, notably in the corporate area in relation to executive remuneration and narrative