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Consumer Rights Bill tackles inconsistent consumer legislation
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2014

The Consumer Rights Bill tackles inconsistent consumer legislation by putting in one place the law on consumer contracts for goods, digital content


The new Consumer Rights Bill - making consumer law simpler?
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2013

The Government has issued its long-awaited Consumer Rights Bill. Just over a year ago we were waiting for the Bill as the Consumer Rights Directive


Insurance contract law: update on disclosure and representation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 7 2011

Since the Law Commission and Scottish Law Commission’s (the Commissions) joint review of insurance contract law began in January 2006, we have regularly reported on its progress.


Directors' indemnities under the Companies Act 2006
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • November 9 2010

In the current financial climate, as shareholders and other third parties are more aware of the duties and responsibilities of directors and their rights in relation to bringing errant directors to account, directors may be increasingly exposed to claims for personal liability for their own wrongdoing.


Property loss cases - courts back homeowners
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 2 2008

Recent cases have shown the courts willing to back homeowners in their disputes with builders and insurers.


Proposed law reforms misrepresentation, non-disclosure and warranties
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • United Kingdom
  • November 2 2007

The Law Commission and Scottish Law Commission have published their provisional proposals for the reform of insurance contract law.


The Law Commission’s and the Scottish Law Commission’s joint consultation paper Insurance Contract Law: Misrepresentation, Non Disclosure and Breach of Warranty by the Insured
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2007

Insurance law has been criticised over a number of years for not keeping pace with the times since it was codified in the Marine Insurance Act 1906.


Tougher laws proposed for software liability and computer security
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 8 2007

The August report of the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee on internet security has accused the government of failing to take action on personal internet security.


Law Commissions publish the first consultation paper on their proposed changes to insurance contract law
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • United Kingdom
  • July 19 2007

The Law Commission and Scottish Law Commission (the Commissions) have published their provisional proposals for the reform of insurance contract law.


Dóra Petrányi
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP