In-house news vlog: including penalty charges – June 2015

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This month we cover corporate and commercial, data security, employment, advertising & marketing, intellectual property, financial services and competition news. Here are some of this month's highlights...

Corporate & Commercial: Penalty charges

First up, we cover a case where a defendant challenged his penalty charge relating to overstaying the permitted time in a carpark. A well established English law states that penalty charges are not enforceable if not considered ‘extravagant and unconscionable’.
Tune into the full story from 00:20.

Competition: Commission launches inquiry into ecommerce

The European Commission launched an anti-trust competition inquiry on the 6th May. This follows concerns expressed by the European Commission that although ecommerce generally has seen significant growth in recent years, cross-border ecommerce is growing relatively slowly. This concern is backed up with some evidence.
Tune into the full story from 07.40.

Employment: Holiday Pay

Last month, we spoke too soon when we reported that we were heading towards a conclusion on the long running saga concerning holiday pay.
Tune into the full story from 04:25.

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