Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
The European Court (CJEU) has ruled in the case of Dixons Retail v Commissioners that a supplier must account for output VAT on payments received from third party card providers for supplies made to customers who bought goods using a fraudulent card, as Nabarro reports.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 06 March 2014 | Practice Area: VAT and Sales Tax
As the retail world continues to develop at a rapid pace, the importance of the supply chain and its impact on business is becoming more apparent. This DWF report, in partnership with Retail Week, looks at how businesses are tackling the legal risks presented by the latest innovations in retail.
Law Firm: DWF | Published: 05 March 2014 | Practice Area: Agency, Distribution and Franchising
When the financial crisis hit, many expected private equity heavyweights and committed independents Travers Smith and Macfarlanes to suffer. Five years on, and the pair have bounced back surprisingly well - this Legal Week article finds out why and how.
Law Firm: Legal Week Events | Published: 03 March 2014 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
This Bond Dickinson newsletter brings together a selection of articles on commercial law issues, covering subjects such as European data protection reform, the Consumer Rights Directive, the Defamation Act, and new anti-piracy and anti-counterfeiting regulations.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 28 February 2014 | Practice Area: Regulators and Enforcement
The US Food & Drug Administration has released guidance for the medical industry on the regulation of social media marketing, providing long-awaited boundaries for marketing in the electronic age. The guidance will also be of interest for medical device companies and other FDA-regulated industries.
Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 26 February 2014 | Practice Area: E-Commerce
Many technology companies are considering how to enter the mobile payment market, with mobile phones set to become the primary way to pay for goods and services. This Nabarro briefing considers the key competing technologies, and sets out the legal risks and challenges ahead.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 25 February 2014 | Practice Area: E-Commerce
The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in the much-anticipated litigation involving tech retailer Game, ruling that where a company goes into administration and continues trading from property, rent will be payable on a daily basis for the period during which the company occupies the premises.
Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 24 February 2014 | Practice Area: Commercial Property
The Office of Fair Trading has fired a warning shot across the bows of online and mobile app games developers which may be in breach of consumer protection laws, giving them until 1 April to fall in line and comply with a new set of eight consumer protection principles, as Bond Dickinson reports.
Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 20 February 2014 | Practice Area: Consumer Protection
In a judgment which acts as a warning to online marketplace operators, the High Court has held that Amazon infringed cosmetics company Lush’s community trade mark by its purchase of the Google AdWord 'Lush', and by the appearance of the sign 'Lush' in its drop-down search box and on search results...view abstract
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 19 February 2014 | Practice Area: Trademarks
Western brand owners can often be lulled into a false sense of security about the extent of their trademark protection in China. In this briefing, DLA discusses the problem of brand 'pirates' looking to hold Western brand owners to ransom, and looks at what preventative action can be taken.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 10 February 2014 | Practice Area: Trademarks
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