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Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - September 2019
In this month's edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we examine five amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act,...
9 Oct 2019
Sustainability And Fashion: The New Luxury?
Fashion week is no stranger to protest or controversial behaviour. From anti-fur movements to the #NoSizeFitsAll campaign, the opportunity to make a controversial statement is rarely missed.
26 Sep 2019
Walking The Sustainable Catwalk: Fashion And Designs
London Fashion Week is almost over, the first shows for the Spring/Summer 2020 collections commenced on 13th September.
European Union
19 Sep 2019
Challenges In The Consumer Sector – Adapting To The New Reality
Published in July 2019's edition of PLC Magazine, the second in our series of three feature articles on Challenges in the Consumer Sector, looks at the impact of e-commerce and the internet
16 Aug 2019
P2B Regulation - What Is It All About? Key Points To Be Considered
On 14 June 2019 the Council of the European Union adopted the regulation to address relations between online platforms and businesses - (P2B Regulation).
26 Jun 2019
Charging Ahead: One Size Fits All - EU Proposal For Harmonised Chargers For Mobile Phones And Other Consumer Devices
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on proposed new rules to harmonise chargers for mobile phones and potentially extending to other consumer devices sold in the EU.
European Union
14 Jun 2019
A ‘Consumer Duty' For The UK Courts – An Actionable Proposal?
Andrew Tyrie has proposed that the UK courts – as well as the CMA itself – be made subject to a new statutory consumer duty.
4 Jun 2019
Holiday Claims And Jurisdiction: No Court Is An Island
The High Court has confirmed that a claimant paralyzed at a holiday resort in Mallorca can sue the hotel and its insurer in England despite both companies being domiciled in Spain.
27 May 2019
Privacy & Cybersecurity Update - March 2019
In this month's edition of our Privacy & Cybersecurity Update, we examine new cybersecurity legislation in California and Massachusetts, the British government's updates to its cybersecurity laws in anticipation...
20 May 2019
ASA's "Fibre" Decision Is Hard To Digest
By way of background, its important to understand the distinction between 4 different types of broadband network.
15 May 2019
Misleading Brand Name ‘Glen Buchenbach' Infringes The Registered Geographical Indication ‘Scotch Whisky'
In a decision that extends the law of geographical indications into the territory of the UK tort of passing off, the District Court of Hamburg (the ‘Court') ...
3 Apr 2019
Must Online Traders Provide Consumers With A Contact Telephone Number? Advocate General Says No…T Necessarily
In a recent request for a preliminary ruling in a case concerning Amazon, the Advocate General Pitruzzella (AG) has given his opinion that the Consumer Rights Directive (2011/83/EU) (CRD)
28 Mar 2019
FCA Warns Lenders And Brokers That Change Is Needed In The Motor Finance Market
In its 2017/18 business plan, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) made a commitment to review the motor finance market, largely due to it being the third largest lending sector in the UK worth £64bn.
15 Mar 2019
Merger Control: Issues And Recommendations In Advance Of The Brexit Deadline
EU, Competition and Regulatory partners Helen Kelly and Kate McKenna discuss Merger Control issues and their recommendations for companies in advance of the Brexit deadline, in particular relating to the UK CMA ...
European Union
13 Mar 2019
EU Agrees To New Rules That Ensure Transparency And Fairness For Trading Practices On Online Platforms
On February 14, 2019 the European Commission, European Parliament and Council of the European Union agreed to implement new rules designed to ensure a fair ...
European Union
12 Mar 2019
Singapore Considers Introduction Of Data Portability
On 25 February 2019, Minister for Communications and Information announced that Singapore is considering, as part of an ongoing review of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA),
5 Mar 2019
Food Allergen Labelling Consultation Launched Following High Profile Inquest
BCL partner, Richard Reichman and solicitor, Suzanne Gallagher consider the effects and implications of the newly launched consultation on food allergen labelling.
8 Feb 2019
18 vs
The English Court of Appeal examines how it is that the website of a business based in the United States, which did no business outside the US, did target UK consumers.
4 Feb 2019
Cross-Post From The FrESH Blog – Latest News And Perspectives On California Prop 65
Under California's Proposition 65 (Prop 65), any business with 10 or more employees that manufactures, sells, or distributes any consumer product containing a listed substance in California – directly or indirectly – must label the product with a clear and reasonable warning.
22 Jan 2019
Responsible Business vs Conscious Capitalism
In order for businesses to grow in today's world, should they place greater importance on purpose?
9 Jan 2019
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