Rely on the most comprehensive, up-to-date legal content designed and curated by lawyers for lawyers
Work faster and smarter to improve your drafting productivity without increasing risk
Accelerate the creation and use of high quality and trusted legal documents and forms
Streamline how you manage your legal business with proven tools and processes
Manage risk and compliance in your organisation to reduce your risk profile
Stay up to date and informed with insights from our trusted experts, news and information sources
Access the best content in the industry, effortlessly — confident that your news is trustworthy and up to date.
With over 30 practice areas, we have all bases covered. Find out how we can help
Our trusted tax intelligence solutions, highly-regarded exam training and education materials help guide and tutor Tax professionals
Regulatory, business information and analytics solutions that help professionals make better decisions
A leading provider of software platforms for professional services firms
In-depth analysis, commentary and practical information to help you protect your business
LexisNexis Blogs shed light on topics affecting the legal profession and the issues you're facing
Legal professionals trust us to help navigate change. Find out how we help ensure they exceed expectations
Lex Chat is a LexisNexis current affairs podcast sharing insights on topics for the legal profession
Discuss the latest legal developments, ask questions, and share best practice with other LexisPSL subscribers
It is only 15 days until the world goes bonkers (well a solid portion of it) and the World Cup kicks off in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
As ever, many businesses will be concerned about balancing their commercial needs with growing employee excitement over the matches: 'How do we keep productivity at normal levels?'
Dealing with employees who suddenly become poorly on match days or who clog up the company's internet with hours of streaming coverage will be a challenge for many businesses.
What certain businesses should be more concerned about, however, is the fact that a day after the World Cup starts (13 June) new regulations come into force which regulate selling over the internet. If you sell via this medium, you should ideally be ready for these changes but if you are not, beware! Failure to comply with them might make your contracts unenforceable.
Below we interview Simon Bates, solicitor at Jordans Corporate Law, on this new law. He assesses the changes and suggests the government guidance is not detailed enough for many businesses:
Changes to the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013, (CCR 2013) will come into force on 13 June 2014. They have implications for most businesses that sell to consumers:
Certain types of contracts are outside the scope of the new regulations including contracts for banking, residential letting, construction of new buildings as well as insurance and credit services. Others are partially exempt such as passenger transport contracts.
The new regulations will replace the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 and the Cancellation of Contracts made in a Consumer’s Home or Place of Work Regulations 2008 (Doorstep Regulations)
The new regulations are required in the UK to
Access this article and thousands of others like it free by subscribing to our blog.
Read full article
Already a subscriber? Login
0330 161 1234