Commercial law review of the year: 2014

Commercial law review of the year: 2014

It is Christmas Eve Eve and I'm in a reflective mood.

I have no choice really.

The gargantuan mother ship that is Christmas has landed and most of the legal world has boarded it. The Tube is empty; the roads are quiet and the government has seemingly announced pretty much everything that it needs to announce for the year.

So there's no better time to look back at the last 12 months of blog posts from us at Comet.

If you are sat in the office trying to eke out the last few hours before the ship takes off, why not check out some of 2014's highlights below.

(And if you don't quite make it to the bottom of the post: may you and yours have a happy Christmas and a peaceful, healthy and successful 2015!)


The Consumer Protection (Amendment) Regulations 2014 came into force on 1 October 2014. They introduced new rights of redress for consumers disadvantaged by misleading or aggressive sales practices, including misleading advertising. For details on this, and other developments, check out these posts:

Bribery and corruption

This year saw the first conviction by the Serious Fraud Office under the Bribery Act 2010. Here's what you need to know about recent developments and how to

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