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This Practice Note provides a summary of Directive (EU) 2019/770 (OJ L 136/1) on certain aspects concerning contracts for the supply of digital content and digital services, the EU Digital Content Directive (EU DCD), introduced as part of the European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy. The EU DCD provides various rights and remedies for consumers in respect of business-to-consumer (B2C) contracts for the supply of digital content or digital services, and is complemented by Directive (EU) 2019/771 (OJ L 136/28) on certain aspects concerning contracts for the sale of goods, the EU Sale of Goods Directive (EU SGD) (introduced alongside the EU DCD). The EU DCD entered into force on 11 June 2019 and EU Member States must adopt and publish domestic legislation implementing the EU DCD by 1 July 2021.
One of the aims of the European Commission’s Digital Single Market strategy is to ensure better access for consumers and businesses to online goods and services across Europe. The European Commission considered that the Digital Single Market was not achieving its potential, with resulting costs to consumers and businesses.
According to the European Commission, e-commerce was growing, but its full potential remained untapped both for businesses and consumers in Europe: in 2014 only 12% of EU retailers sold online to consumers in other EU countries, while 37% did so within their own country. Similarly, only
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to intercreditor agreements and their key provisions. This Practice Note:•explains the purpose of having an intercreditor agreement and when an intercreditor agreement would be used instead of a deed of priority or subordination deed•provides links to
On 29 August 2015, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) published the PRA Rulebook (Rulebook). The transition from the Handbook to the Rulebook was intended to benefit PRA-authorised firms, to access clearer and more concise rules. Alongside the Rulebook, supervisory statements and statements
Criminal offences are generally divided into two categories: •conduct crimes, and •result crimesA conduct crime is a crime where only the forbidden conduct needs to be proved. For example, an accused is guilty of dangerous driving if they drove a motor vehicle dangerously on a road or other public
Codicils may be used for making any alteration in a Will such as to alter the executors or make changes in legacies, whether by addition or deletion but that is by no means their only use. As a general rule, substantial changes are best achieved by means of a new Will and codicils are more
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