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A to Z of construction disputes: Avoidance and resolution – Part 1: A to M

This two-part article explains some of the key concepts that anyone involved in the construction industry needs to know in order to avoid or resolve construction disputes
14 May 2019

Children and age-restricted ads: new statutory controls proposed on HFSS advertising

Tackling the promotion of HFSS products to children remains high on the ASA's agenda. This is likely to step up amid the government's consultation to introduce a 9.00pm watershed on HFSS product ads
10 May 2019

Understanding world trade - preparing for post-Brexit opportunities

Whilst the outcomes of Brexit are still unknown, there are a number of ways in which you can prepare your business for the UK exiting the EU and mitigate the potential impacts.
29 January 2019

Online advertising in collaboration with social media influencers and celebrities

The CMA has announced that it has secured formal commitments from 16 celebrities with significant social media presence in the UK, that they will be clearer when advertising products and services.
23 January 2019

ASA announces that from June harmful gender stereotyping in adverts will be banned

Following its 2017 review into gender stereotypes in adverts, the ASA has announced its plan to ban harmful gender stereotyping in advertising from June 2019.

14 January 2019

Brexit and UK consumer law: part two

BEIS has published a draft version of the regulations to make various amendments to EU-derived UK consumer protection legislation. 
21 November 2018

Brexit and UK consumer law

BEIS has published draft regulations to make amendments to legislation that enforce laws protecting consumers’ rights in the UK. 
26 October 2018

Cadbury comes out on top in its latest trade mark battle with Nestlé

The CJEU has annulled the EUIPO’s decision that Nestlé’s 3D KitKat mark had acquired distinctiveness across the EU.
17 August 2018

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Enforcement of consumer protection laws

A high-level look at the enforcement of consumer protection laws in the UK and the role of the European Commission.
03 August 2018

Striking out a misrepresentation claim in court

Can an entire agreement clause stop a claimant’s shot at bringing a misrepresentation claim? Yes, says the High Court.
17 July 2018

BeeMoved: company not liable for passing off for a misstatement on a third party website

The Court of Appeal has held that BeeMoved was not liable for passing off where, without its knowledge, a third party website reverted to old (and incorrect) wording.

02 July 2018

US trade barriers: the developing impact and international response

Following the announcement of US trade tariffs on steel and aluminium, we make some observations on the impacts on supply chains and consumers of growing trade barriers.
22 June 2018
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