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ECJ Ruling On Fairness Of Disproportionately High Default Interest Rate In Consumer Loan Agreements
In the joined cases of Banco Santander SA v. Demba and another (Case C-96/16) and Cortes v. Banco de Sabadell SA (Case C-94/17), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) considered the application of the...
UK
25 Sep 2018
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CTSI Guide On Pricing Practices – What Does It Mean For Retailers?
After a lengthy consultation, in December 2016 the Chartered Trading Standards Institute finally published its much anticipated new guidance on pricing practices, entitled The Guidance for Traders on Pricing Practices.
UK
10 Feb 2017
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ASA Delivers Knock-Out Blow To UK Mobile Network
Three's claim was based on a YouGov report in which it had come top in five consecutive quarters in a comparison about network reliability.
UK
17 May 2016
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Advertising Of Broadband Prices May Be Leaving Consumers Dazed And Confused
A new research study conducted by Ofcom and the Advertising Standards Authority (‘ASA') has ruled that the current industry-wide approach to broadband price advertising is "likely to confuse and mislead" consumers.
UK
25 Jan 2016
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Germany To Expand Consumer Associations' Right To Sue Companies For Breach Of Data Protection Laws
Companies are called on to review and amend their terms and conditions for consumer contracts accordingly within a grace period until 30 September 2016.
Germany
23 Dec 2015
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Changes To Sunday Trading Laws – Good News For Retailers?
In his emergency summer budget of July 8, Chancellor George Osborne announced changes to the Sunday trading rules in England and Wales. In this bulletin we provide a brief reminder of the current rules and look at what the proposed changes mean.
UK
20 Jul 2015
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Issue Relating To Single Consumer Triggers Finding Of ‘Misleading Commercial Practice'
The ECJ provided a preliminary ruling on Nemzeti Fogyasztovedelmi Hatosag v UPC Magyarorszag, which could have major implications on commercial practices.
UK
15 Jul 2015
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Software Comparison Site Feels The Crunch Of The UK Regulator
Pandle was instructed to remove the ads in their current form, to make the commercial intent of the website clear and to ensure that website reviews of competitors' software did not misleadingly omit the basis for comparative claims.
UK
10 Jul 2015
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The Regulation Of Cosmetic Interventions In The UK: Toothless Rhetoric Or Industry Overhaul?
This Reed Smith client alert looks at the UK government’s response to the independent review of the regulation of cosmetic interventions in the UK.
UK
16 Apr 2014
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OFT Investigates So-Called "Free" Web- And App-Based Children's Games
Over the last year, a number of cases have been reported where children have unwittingly racked up huge bills while playing web and app-based games that are free to download.
UK
20 Jun 2013
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The EU Consumer Rights Directive – What Impact Does It Have On Your Businesses?
On Monday 10 October 2011, the EU Council adopted the Consumer Rights Directive (the 'CRD') which aims to increase consumer protection and confidence in doorstep and distance selling across Europe.
European Union
27 Oct 2011
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