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Government White Paper: ‘Reforming Financial Markets’
On 8 July 2009, HM Treasury’s White Paper entitled ‘Reforming financial markets’ (the ‘White Paper’) was published.
UK
24 Jul 2009
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Law Commissions’ Proposals - Update
The English and Scottish Law Commissions’ plans to review insurance contract law were announced in January 2006. Recommendations will be published in 2007.
UK
18 Jan 2007
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Connected Lender Liability
In Office of Fair Trading ("OFT") v Lloyds TSB Bank plc, Tesco Personal Finance Limited Ltd and American Express Services Europe ("Respondents") (2006), the OFT appealed against a decision that credit card transactions entered into abroad did not attract connected lender liability under s75(1) of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (the "Act").
UK
31 May 2006
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Aerospace News: Safety Regulation Versus Consumer Rights?
Recent years have seen an increased concentration of passenger rights legislation in Europe. Has this been at the expense of safety?
UK
6 Oct 2005
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New Denied Boarding Regulation: The Fight Moves To Europe
IATA and the European Low Fares Airline Association (ELFAA) have successfully negotiated round 1 in their attempt to challenge the validity of EU Regulation 261/2004 establishing common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delays. On 14 July 2004, the High Court in London ordered that certain questions concerning the validity of the Regulation be referred to the European Court of Justice for determination.
UK
1 Oct 2004
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An Uncertain Future
Inconsistent application of product liability laws in courts across the EU is causing headaches for product manufacturers. Giles Kavanagh of Barlow Lyde &Gilbert outlines the issues.

The European Commission instructed the law firm Lovells to report into the operation of EC Council Directive 85/374 (the Directive) in December 2001. England was the first country to implement the Directive into domestic law in the form of the Co

UK
10 Mar 2004
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Product Recall Insurance – an "Airbag" to Soften the Impact
Product recalls are not isolated events. Recalls range from lawnmowers; to bacteria infected fruit juices, to pharmaceutical products and to children's toys that can cause suffocation. Even the Reader's Digest was forced to recall 600,000 of its magazine because it published a dangerously faulty recipe! 
UK
10 Mar 2004
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