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Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

Court upholds contract terms - a bad bargain, however clearly drafted, will remain a bad bargain

The recent case of Fujitsu Services v IBM UK is about one party’s efforts to defeat a clearly worded exclusion clause. It highlights the courts’ willingness to implement a clearly drafted contract, even if it underlines the bad bargain one party has potentially entered into, as Eversheds reports...view abstract

Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 29 August 2014 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Is your website legal?

The rapid rise of e-commerce in recent years has led to the introduction of legislation requiring website operators to disclose certain information on their websites to protect the interests of customers and users. Nabarro summarises some of the key information that must be disclosed.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 28 August 2014 | Practice Area: E-Commerce

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Hill Dickinson, the €4.5m luxury yacht and the professional negligence claim

This briefing looks at a case involving the purchase of a luxury yacht in which Hill Dickinson was sued for professional negligence. The case provides a reminder that a claimant must show that the defendant's negligence caused it to suffer the loss claimed in order to obtain damages.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 27 August 2014 | Practice Area: Negligence

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The internationalisation of UK manufacturing - decision makers on the challenges of going global

Manufacturing is at the core of the UK economy, with internationalisation set to represent the next phase in growth. This report, which is based on interviews with senior decision makers at large UK manufacturers, explores the challenges faced by the manufacturing sector when going global.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 20 August 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

Advertising Standards Authority revises complaints procedure - the key changes

The Advertising Standards Authority has recently published revised procedures for its handling of complaints regarding broadcast and non-broadcast advertisements in the UK. In this briefing, DLA Piper sets out the main procedural changes and the practical impact on marketers and complainants.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 13 August 2014 | Practice Area: Advertising and Marketing

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New EU sanctions against Russia – key steps for companies with Russia business interests

The EU has adopted economic sanctions against Russia, in the latest step relating to the protection of the territorial integrity of Ukraine. In this briefing, DLA Piper looks at the latest state of affairs and sets out what companies with business connections in Russia should do now.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 11 August 2014 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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Virtual currencies: New York becomes first US state to propose regulations

The New York State Department of Financial Services, which regulates the financial services industries in New York, has proposed new regulations governing the use of virtual currencies such as Bitcoin. Latham looks at the history of virtual currencies and the key requirements of the proposals.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 06 August 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance

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Design-a-store - can the design of the layout of a retail store be registered as a trade mark?

Macfarlanes reports on tech giant Apple's application in Germany to register “the distinctive design and layout of a retail store” as a trade mark, a case of interest to retailers who place branding significance on the design and layout of their selling spaces, particularly their flagship stores...view abstract

Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 06 August 2014 | Practice Area: Trademarks

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Bit of a difference - China censures bitcoin while Hong Kong embraces digital currency

Last December, bitcoin prices plummeted after Chinese authorities banned all financial institutions and payment processor companies in China from engaging in bitcoin-related business - a stark contrast to the scene across the border in Hong Kong, as DLA Piper reports.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 04 August 2014 | Practice Area: E-Commerce

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Product recall litigation - Will the UK follow the US trend?

Product recalls have a damaging reputational effect, and can have huge financial implications for the manufacturers. In this briefing, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co considers the future of product recalls and what they may mean for the automotive sector in the US and UK.

Law Firm: Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co | Published: 04 August 2014 | Practice Area: Product Liability and Labelling

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