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17 February 2017
The Court of Appeal has decided that it cannot imply contractual terms where there is no contract in the first place. In this case, it would not imply a term to enable an estate agent to recover his commission on a sale.
18 January 2017
Following a number of adjudications in recent years concerning the sexualised portrayal of children and young people, as well as the publication of various reports calling for action to stop the premature sexualisation of children, the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) has launched a consultation on the proposed introduction of new rules in the UK advertising codes prohibiting the sexual portrayal of under 18s in advertising. The consultation is open for response until 5pm 19 January 2017.
03 January 2017
Tech continues to be the single most influential factor in how we live our lives, both at work and at home and usually (but clearly not always) helps to enhance the quality of life.
19 December 2016
It is no secret that artificial intelligence (AI) has come on leaps and bounds in the past few years and now its benefits are fast becoming very apparent in the retail sector. In both the offline and online world, retailers are utilising AI to shake up the status quo. The question is: how do you make AI work in your business and what are the key legal considerations to think about when using AI?
08 November 2016
Retailers are increasingly becoming broadcasters and looking to sell their goods via shoppable videos and other platforms.
03 November 2016
The High Court has decided that the Government does not have prerogative powers to give the Article 50 notice terminate the UK’s membership of the EU.
01 September 2016
Economic times are still pretty tough and likely to get tougher for small businesses up and down the country.
26 July 2016
In recent years there has been much discussion on whether software is considered a "good" for the purpose of Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 ("Regulations"). Broadly speaking, the Regulations apply to agents who sell or purchase goods (and not services) on behalf of their principal in the UK and provide such agents with extra contractual protections particularly on termination.
21 July 2016
This note looks at some initial steps that businesses can take to identify and manage risk in existing and new contracts.
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.
Press25 October 2013
The PRCA and Lewis Silkin LLP are delighted to announce a strategic partnership that includes an employment and commercial legal helpline for PRCA corporate members.
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.
Lewis Silkin advises Havas on acquisition of Creative Lynx, top digital health and wellness communications agency15 June 2012
Lewis Silkin has advised leading global advertising and communications services group Havas on the acquisition of a majority stake in the leading European digital health and wellness communications agency, Creative Lynx.
Press13 May 2012
Lewis Silkin's Karish Andrews offers some comments on the UEFA Financial Fair Play Regulations that will affect Manchester City on the article by Yahoo! Sport.
Press09 February 2009
Initial public offerings are not the only way to raise money in London writes Nadim Khan in the Mining Journal article.