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High Court provides guidance on the interpretation of "defect" under the Consumer Protection Act 1987
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2017

In a landmark judgment on the meaning of "defect" under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 ("the Act"), Mr Justice Hickinbottom in the High Court case


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
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2017

Mr Justice Hickinbottom's seminal decision in Wilkes v DePuy (2016) EWHC 3096 (QB) marks a substantial departure from Burton J's controversial


EU Life Sciences Review: Issue 6 - March 2017
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 20 2017

On 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom voted in favour of leaving the European Union (EU) 52-48. On 24 January 2017, the UK Supreme Court ruled that


High Court provides guidance on the interpretation of “defect” under the Consumer Protection Act 1987
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2017

In a landmark judgment on the meaning of "defect" under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 ("the Act"), Mr Justice Hickinbottom in the High Court case


Grandma’s Runaway Nissan
  • Keystone Law
  • United Kingdom
  • March 14 2017

The recent case of a great-grandmother and a “runaway” Nissan Qashqai raises interesting issues for car manufacturers and insurers alike. In this


March 2017 International Trade Compliance Update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA, Canada
  • March 7 2017

On 22 February 2017, the WTO announced that the first multilateral deal concluded in the 21 year history of the World Trade Organization entered into


February 2017 International Trade Compliance Update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada, China, European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 20 2017

On 27 January 2017, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2339 (2017) with respect to the situation in the Central African Republic. The Security


More than 25,000 drivers join legal action against Volkswagen
  • Mackrell Turner Garrett
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2017

In one of the first group litigation orders in British history more than 25,000 people have launched a legal action against car giant Volkswagen


Who Knows Best?
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • February 15 2017

The Court of Appeal recently decided Howmet Ltd v Economy Devices Ltd & Others (2016) in which it considered a manufacturer's continuing


Borderline products: Marketing food supplements in the UK following the glucosamine case
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2017

In late December 2016, the Supreme Court rejected the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency's (MHRA) application for permission to