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Takeover Code: Code Committee Publishes Consultation on Communication and Distribution of Information
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 21 2016

On 15 February 2016, the Code Committee of the Takeover Panel published a consultation (PCP 20161) on The communication and distribution of


The Court of Appeal rules on the arbitrability of shareholders claim
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Luxury car “not a prize” if winner has to buy a bus ticket to collect it, CJEU claims
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • 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”


Sustainability and IP - A Match Made in Heaven?
  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 1 2016

When British costume designer, Jenny Beavan, won the Oscar for her work in Mad Max: Fury Road at the 2016 Academy Awards, she said in her acceptance


ASA ruling on Caversham Finance Ltd ta BrightHouse
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2016

The Advertising Standards Agency ("ASA") has investigated complaints surrounding the television advertisements of BrightHouse (a rent-to-own


Taking Stock: Winter 2016
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2016

Supporters say a tax of just 7p per regular-sized can of soft drink with added sugar could generate £1 billion per year. This crucial revenue could


Consumer law update : new guidance on consumers’ right to sue for misleading and aggressive commercial practices
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


The customer’s always right how new UK consumer regulations will affect online digital content providers
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • May 8 2014

On 13 June 2014, the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (the Regulations) will come into force


FTSE100 DRRs and AGMs the majority keep cool in the heat
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2014

As most of the UK basked in the sunshine last week, eight FTSE100 companies held their AGMs and all companies emerged relatively unscathed


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