The Government recently announced that the Consumer Rights Bill is intended to become law on 1 October this year. In this briefing, Eversheds sets out the three areas likely to impact the transport sector to the greatest extent, covering pre-contractual information, statutory remedies and fairness.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 28 January 2015 | Practice Area: Consumer Protection
Last June, the FCA published proposed changes to the bulk of the Client Assets module of the FCA Handbook of Rules and Guidance (CASS), and from 1 June this year, FCA authorised firms will need to comply. In this briefing, Eversheds sets out 15 key points to consider, and the next steps to take.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 22 January 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
Late last year, the FCA published the results of its thematic review of complaint handling, and a consultation paper on improving complaint handling. In this briefing, Eversheds looks at the key issues and explains why firms should re-evaluate their procedures in the light of the review's findings.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 16 January 2015 | Practice Area: Retail Banking
2015 is set to be an important year for the insurance industry, with several important changes due to be introduced. In this briefing, Eversheds sets out six key developments to be aware of in the months ahead.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 12 January 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Insurance
As the new year begins, this Eversheds briefing identifies a dozen pending cases which could develop employment law - and change HR policies and practices - in 2015. Topics covered include Employment Tribunal fees, holiday pay and commission, unfair dismissal and collective bargaining.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 08 January 2015 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
The impact of domestic tax rules is a key factor for professional footballers when deciding which club to join. Eversheds recently conducted a survey to analyse and compare the tax and social burden borne by footballers and their clubs in the UK, Italy, Spain, Germany, France, Portugal and Russia.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 07 January 2015 | Practice Area: Income Tax
Before 2014 is consigned to history and 2015 presents a new set of employment law challenges, it is timely to reflect on the year's significant cases. In this briefing, Eversheds identifies 12 cases which developed the law and potentially changed HR policies and practices.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 18 December 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
The Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013, which came into force this June, give consumers a wealth of new rights, most notably affecting online purchases. As online retail continues to grow, it is vital that retailers are aware of their obligations under the new regulations, as Eversheds explains.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 10 December 2014 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
This Eversheds briefing looks at the hot employment law topics trending across more than one European country next year, with a particular focus on whistleblowing and stress. Countries covered include Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, Poland and the UK.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 03 December 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
The implementation of Section 56 of the Data Protection Act will make it a criminal offence to require an individual to submit a subject access request to specific third parties, in order for that person to obtain protected personal data of the individual that they would otherwise have no access to.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 01 December 2014 | Practice Area: Regulators and Enforcement
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