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Manufacturing matters - Summer 2015
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 10 2015

The Factories of the Future (“FoF”) will look very different from today. We are seeing a rapid shift from traditional factories to a new generation

Trading Standards’ investigatory powers
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2015

Trading Standards Officers in the UK have a wide array of powers which have recently been consolidated by the Consumer Rights Act 2015 ("CRA"). Use

The Consumer Rights Act - one strike and you’re out!
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 27 2015

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (the Act) will change the remedies available to consumers in respect of faulty goods and services purchased from 1

Manufacturing matters - Winter 2015
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • China, United Kingdom
  • February 20 2015

In a landmark judgment the Court of Appeal has held there is no automatic right to costs protection for litigants in private law environmental

Consultation on new sentencing guidelines for health & safety related offences
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom
  • January 30 2015

The Sentencing Council, an independent body charged with developing sentencing guidelines for Courts, launched a consultation on 13 November 2014 to

Outlook for 2015
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2015

Happy New Year to you all from the Eversheds Food and Drink Sector Team. Last year was a challenging year for many in the food and drink sector; a

Higher fines expected in the UK for health and safety, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences thanks to new sentencing guidelines
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2014

Although sentencing guidelines currently exist in relation to corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences resulting in a death, there are

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
  • United Kingdom
  • 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

Landmark ruling on territorial application of Consumer Protection Act
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 5 2014

A landmark High Court ruling has clarified the territorial application of the Consumer Protection Act 1987. The court also considered the application

Product and consumer news
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • May 13 2014

The Hong Kong Trade Descriptions (Unfair Trade Practices) (Amendment) Ordinance 2012 is now in force. The amendments extend the scope of the