All over the world, businesses are facing exceptional challenges, from disruptions to their supply chains to unprecedented rises in demand for certain products and services.
The European Commission adopted a new Circular Economy Action Plan that will have wide-ranging implications on how products are designed, marketed and used in the EU.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented challenge to the economy and competition enforcement is no exception.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
The European Union's Court of Justice has handed down a preliminary ruling this month in a Spanish case that sheds light on the transparency ...
Herbert Smith Freehills
In the latest edition in our Future of Consumer series, our Milan office looks at the impact of the EU's "New Deal for Consumers" , with a particular focus on Italy.
The European Commission announced on 22 January 2020 that it is looking for feedback on draft guidelines on the implementation of Article 4 of the Market Surveillance Regulation (EU) 2019/1020
Last weekend, ‘Hugo Boss' was trending on Twitter. Not, however, because of a product launch or advertising campaign relating to the luxury fashion brand,...
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its Sector Views. These provide the FCA's
annual analysis of the changing financial environment and the resulting impact on consumers
The UK's consumer sector has shown resilience against the backdrop of challenging political and economic conditions. Consumers in the UK remain willing to spend...
In an attempt to improve Scotland's recycling habits, the Scottish Government has introduced a new deposit return scheme (DRS) due for implementation in March 2021.
Our UK Consumer team is delighted to present our Doing Business in the UK guide.
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published Sector Views, its annual report examining how each financial sector is performing.
On February 7, the Office of the Attorney General of California issued a second draft of its California Consumer Privacy Act regulations, quickly fixed an omission from that draft Feb. 10, and set a Feb. 25 deadline for written comments.
On 31 January 2020, World Athletics updated its technical footwear rules. Contrary to expectations (see our previous article Why banning Nike's ZoomX Vaporfly Next% would be a mistake)
How sustainable are the A-list? Well, if Sunday's BAFTA awards are anything to go by, we expect the awards season and upcoming fashion week shows to be awash with sustainable initiatives.
Over the last five years or so, the law relating to how UK businesses deal with consumers over the internet (including through mobile phones) has changed significantly.
The UK Government has just announced that it intends to draw up legislation aimed at ensuring that all consumer smart devices sold in the UK adhere to rigorous security requirements for the...
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
U.K researchers have published a meta-analysis in The BMJ asserting that physical activity calorie equivalent (PACE) labeling on food packaging "may reduce the number calories
Bij de aan- en verkoop van woningen komt het helaas vaak voor dat betrokken partijen (koper en verkoper) in geschil raken omdat de woning niet zou voldoen aan de
DAC Beachcroft LLP
PropTech has the potential to create the theatre and experience to re-invigorate our stores and retail destinations.