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Customs and excise quarterly update, May 2017
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 23 2017

On 1 April 2017, HMRC launched an online service that will allow those who purchase alcohol for onward sale to check that their UK wholesaler is


Consulting on the Product Liability Directive (85374EEC)
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 10 2017

The Product Liability Directive 1985 was introduced with the purpose of creating a strict liability for defective products. Article 1 of the Directive


Supreme Court, economic tort and jurisdiction
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 4 2017

The Supreme Court recently handed down a short but important judgment on jurisdiction under the EU Brussels Regulation in AMT Futures Limited v


Compass Contract Services - limitation periods for output tax and deduction of input tax claims EU law compliant
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 30 2017

In Compass Contract Services Ltd v HMRC, the Advocate General has opined that it is permissible under EU law for national limitation periods for


EU consults on how to tackle VAT fraud
  • RPC
  • European Union
  • March 30 2017

The European Commission has launched a consultation on improving administrative cooperation and increasing efforts to tackle cross-border VAT fraud


Blockchain technology for contracts: Above the law?
  • RPC
  • European Union
  • March 23 2017

A recent report by the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) explores how blockchain technology could continue to develop and impact on a


The Insurance Block Exemption: The End of an Era
  • RPC
  • European Union
  • March 13 2017

Following the European Commission's unsurprising, but rather muted, announcement not to renew the Insurance Block Exemption (the "IBER") in any


What next for the Energy Performance of Retail Buildings?
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 6 2017

After the initial success of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and the widespread introduction of the Energy Performance


International trade questions surrounding Brexit
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 2 2017

On 17 January 2017, the UK government finally announced its Brexit intentions. The government confirmed a so-called “hard Brexit”, making it clear


A punishment to fit the crime - CJEU allows punitive damages in IP infringement cases
  • RPC
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 22 2017

In a recent decision, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) ruled that the EU Enforcement Directive does not preclude the legal provision of punitive