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ASA Adjudications Snapshot - January 2016
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2016

An ad for Dylon headed “14 Laundry fails We’ve All Experienced” was seen on the entertainment and news website Buzzfeed and as such was styled as a

Fashioning a market the impact of London Fashion Week on high street retailers
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 5 2015

London Fashion Week (LFW) has closed its doors once again for another 6 months before fashion's greatest and most celebrated designers return to

Going to market - consumer law update
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 14 2015

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law have increased significantly in the past 12 months, with increased penalties, new fair

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

BBC Independence; a contradiction in terms?
  • Goodman Derrick
  • United Kingdom
  • May 27 2016

The much anticipated BBC White Paper, published this month, heralds fundamental changes. On the basis that almost £5 billion of our annual revenue

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

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
  • United Kingdom
  • 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"

Legal update: football club defends appeal case on the pitch
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • February 11 2016

The Appellant - a partnership specialising in ground works to sports fields - appealed a decision of the Court firstly to dismiss its claim for

Going to market - consumer law update
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA
  • November 12 2015

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law are high with increased penalties, new fair trading and consumer credit regimes and more

If you want to terminate, follow the contractual requirements
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2015

The case of Ticket2Final v Wigan Athletic highlights the need to comply fully with notice provisions when attempting to terminate a contract. It also