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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

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

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

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”

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

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

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

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