The following Commercial practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
This page collects together Commercial content that addresses matters of EU law.
For information on EU law generally, see EU structure, EU legislative process, EU judicial system, and EU rights and policies which can be found in the EU Law topic within the Public Law practice area.
The EU Consumer Rights Directive
The EU Digital Content Directive
The EU Sale of Goods Directive
What is a consumer?
Rome I—consumer contracts (Art 6)
Brussels I (recast)—dealing with consumer claims
Business to business e-commerce—legal issues
Competition law and the online sector
The EU Geo-blocking Regulation
The EU Platform-to-business (P2B) Regulation
Digital Single Market tracker
The European Franchise Federation (EFF)
Article 101(1) TFEU—the prohibition on restrictive agreements
Article 102 TFEU—the prohibition on abuse of dominance
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Unlike many other countries, the UK has no unfair competition law. Brand owners seeking to prevent competitors from marketing ‘copycat’ products or using misleading advertising have to rely on a combination of different intellectual property rights. These rights include the common law right to
This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent and drafting issues.What are conditions precedent?A condition precedent in a commercial contract details an event which must take place before:•a
BREXIT: As of 31 January 2020, the UK is no longer an EU Member State, but has entered an implementation period during which it continues to be treated by the EU as a Member State for many purposes. As a third country, the UK can no longer participate in the EU’s political institutions, agencies,
This Precedent letter covers disclosure obligations under CPR 31. It does not apply to proceedings subject to the disclosure pilot scheme under CPR PD 51U. For guidance on the disclosure pilot scheme, see Practice Note: Business and Property Courts—the disclosure pilot scheme. For a client letter on
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