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
Autumn has arrived and, alas, we are only weeks away from the clocks going back (boo!).
It must be time for Comet's monthly update for September.
So before to crack on with your day's work, here are our top 5 commercial law developments for September:
The Consumer Rights Act 2015 came into force on 1 October 2015.
This legislation represents the biggest change to consumer law in a generation and seeks to consolidate and modernise UK consumer rights law. It replaces familiar legislation such as the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations 1999, and in relation to consumer contracts, the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, the Sale of Goods Act 1979 (except for the odd technical provision) and the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982.
The Act is split into 3 parts:
Whilst the Act seeks to consolidate consumer legislation, significant changes have been made. For example, the remedies available to consumers in respect of faulty goods, digital content and services have been extended. The Act also widens the scope of liability for newly implied terms.
Businesses will need to revisit their product terms and other communications in light of the new legislation.
The Committee on Advertising Practice (CAP) has issued updated guidance on the use of recommended retail prices (RRPs) in advertising.
It is common 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