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Unfair Lease Terms - In Statutory Lease Extensions
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • November 1 2018

A flat’s lease under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 is regranted on the same terms as the original lease with


Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts - About Time for a ‘Health Check’?
  • Matheson
  • European Union, Ireland
  • October 30 2018

The European Commission has recently actively confronted behaviours of large multinationals which it views as threatening the rights of European


Firestarter - fire damage strict liability for an uninsurable risk!
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2018

If your child has just set off to University for the first time, you may be shocked by how quickly they tell you they are looking for a house to share


Unfairness of Contractual Terms for Lack of Clarity is Judicially Reviewable
  • GANADO Advocates
  • European Union
  • October 29 2018

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) determines the scope of Directive 9313EEC on Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts (the ‘Directive’) to loan


Unfair Terms Regulations: Are mortgages in or out of scope?
  • Arthur Cox
  • Ireland
  • September 27 2018

Is a mortgage between a lender and a consumer outside the scope of the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations? A recent decision of the Irish


FCA publishes GC182: Fairness of variation terms in financial services consumer contracts under the Consumer Rights Act 2015
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2018

On 17 May 2018, the FCA published a guidance consultation, GC182, on fairness of variation terms in financial services consumer contracts under the


European Commission seeks to strengthen existing consumer protection rules
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • European Union
  • May 10 2018

On 11 April 2018 the European Commission published a draft Directive seeking to amend 4 existing EU consumer protection directives. The stated purpose


Courts required to assess of their own motion whether terms fair under UTCCR 1999
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Spain, United Kingdom, European Union
  • October 29 2009

In a reference from the Spanish courts in the case of Asturcom Telecomunicaciones SL v Maria Cristina Rodriguez Nogueira, the ECJ has considered whether, in proceedings involving a term in a consumer contract, a national court must consider of its own motion whether that term is unfair within the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Directive (9313EEC) (the Directive).


Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999 can apply to guarantees
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2009

A recent High Court decision says that the Regulations apply to bank guarantees where the guarantor and the principal debtor contract as natural persons and not in the course of their trade or profession.


FSA issue a statement on use of 'consequential loss' in general contracts of insurance
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • United Kingdom
  • July 30 2008

The FSA has published a statement on the use of the phrase 'consequential loss' in consumer general insurance contracts.