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This Practice Note is important first stage reading for analysing vertical restraints, that is, restrictions in vertical agreements caught by Article 101(1) TFEU (see The...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to the business to business (B2B) e-commerce sector and covers: • the meaning of ‘e-commerce’ • the role of the sector • the...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on key legal issues in business to business (B2B) e-commerce conducted using websites, mobile apps and/or emails, including: •...

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This Practice Note sets out some of the key legal issues to consider when designing and developing a business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce website for trading with...

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The growing economic importance of the online sector has brought it into the focus of competition authorities around the world including. In Europe, the European...

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This Practice Note considers the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) as it relates to digital content, and sets out the consumer’s statutory rights under the CRA 2015 in...

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This Practice Note considers the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) as it relates to goods, and sets out the consumer’s statutory rights under the CRA 2015 in respect of...

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This Practice Note considers the Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) as it relates to services, and sets out the consumer’s statutory rights under the CRA 2015 in respect...

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Background to the CRA 2015 The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015 and provided for a major overhaul and rationalisation of...

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This Practice Note sets out the framework of incorporating online consumer standard terms and conditions. A trader will typically ensure that consumers cannot continue...

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This Practice Note sets out the advertising and marketing context, as opposed to pure legal framework, when drafting consumer standard terms and conditions which are...

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This Practice Note looks principally at the business context, as opposed to pure legal framework, when drafting consumer standard terms and conditions which are subject...

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An electronic signature is the electronic equivalent of a handwritten signature and links a person to the contents of an electronic document. This Practice Note...

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Background This Practice Note summarises the law and provides practical guidance to service providers in respect of their obligations to provide goods, services and...

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Click here to download the latest e-Commerce 2020 report 2020, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are covered in...

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This Practice Note describes the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002 (E-Commerce Regulations 2002), SI 2002/2013, which give effect in the UK to Directive...

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The adoption of the Internet as a commercial medium has fundamentally changed the economics of the retail industry. In order to compete with leaner online-only...

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This Practice Note considers the key terms and conditions (or T&C, Ts&Cs or T&Cs) in contracts for business-to-business (B2B) transactions. It sets out the general...

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This Practice Note is designed to assist commercial practitioners acting on behalf of merchants or their subcontractors and considers: • the entities to which Payment...

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This Practice Note summarises a consumer’s private right of redress for misleading and aggressive commercial practices under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It summarises the European Commission’s original proposed Directives introducing new contract rules...

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Using standard terms and conditions Businesses use standard terms and conditions (T&Cs) for many reasons, eg: • speed • consistency • cost, and • allocation of risk Many...

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This Practice Note summarises the practical steps which a business can take to successfully incorporate its standard terms and conditions into contracts and...

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Regulation (EU) 2018/302, the Geo-blocking Regulation (applicable from 3 December 2018) addresses unjustified geo-blocking and certain other forms of discrimination based...

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The Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) and The Company, Limited Liability Partnership and Business (Names and Trading Disclosures) Regulations 2015 (the Names and Trading...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE in relation to Brexit: The Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018, and regulations made under that Act, set up a new customs and VAT regime for the UK,...

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All websites should be accessible, especially by people with disabilities. Access to websites is governed by the Equality Act 2010 (EqA 2010) (which replaced the...

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Any business with a website will need to comply with various rules and regulations. The nature of these rules and regulations will vary depending upon whether the website...

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