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Inbrief21 July 2021
Prior to the conclusion of a contract parties will often make statements to each other - during negotiations, in tender documents and in a variety of other ways. Most pre-contract statements are carefully considered. But sometimes statements are made which are false or misleading. When false statements induce an innocent party to enter into a contract the consequences can be serious.
Inbrief26 January 2018
James Gill and Bryony Long look at the ICO’s recent fining of Carphone Warehouse, and some of the practical steps you can take to help prevent a similar experience.
Inbrief19 May 2014
If you trade with consumers, you should read on! The (somewhat indelicately named) Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations come into force on 13 June 2014. They implement part of the Consumer Rights Directive and contain important changes.
Inbrief19 September 2013
It has long been recognised that UK consumer law is not clear enough. Even the Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) website says it is out of date, confusing and incomplete.