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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

New consumer rights of redress in respect of misleading marketing

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 14 2014

Later this year consumers will have the right to bring a claim directly against retailers if they are the victim of misleading or aggressive

Forty Two International Pty Limited v Barnes 2014 FCA 85

  • Griffith Hack
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  • Australia, United Kingdom
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  • March 5 2014

On 18 February 2014 judgment was handed down in Forty Two International Pty Limited v Barnes 2014 FCA 85. The judgment is relevant for the way it

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”

The Court of Appeal rules on the arbitrability of shareholders claim

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 8 2011

The question of the extent to which parties may agree to submit intra-corporate disputes, in particular claims under company legislation, to arbitration, has long created uncertainty

Cosmetic clinicians' denial of liability for misleading statements in product manufacturer's promotional material raises a few eyebrows in the court of appeal

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2014

In Webster v Liddington (2014), the Court of Appeal unanimously upheld a decision of the lower court that a group of cosmetic clinicians were liable

CMS quarterly communications update - July 2012

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • 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

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"

Taking Stock - Spring 2014

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2014

Welcome to Taking Stock, our new look consumer products and retail law bulletin which examines some of the current legal issues affecting the industry

Company update

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 3 2014

In January’s company update we review three recent cases focussing respectively on interpretation of clauses which may be deemed as ‘penalty’ clauses