- E-commerce and trading disclosure compliance
- What trading disclosures (eg under Part 6) do the Regulations require are made on websites and what must a company or LLP do to comply with those regulations in practice?
- What methods do businesses generally use to comply with the trading disclosure requirements of the Regulations regarding websites in practice? To what extent are e-commerce businesses generally correctly complying with those requirements?
- In summary, what are the potential penalties for breach of the trading disclosure rules under the Regulations on a website? Has there been any reported enforcement against any company (or LLP) for failure to comply with the trading disclosures requirements of the Regulations in connection with a website?
Commercial analysis: As disclosure of a company’s origination and ownership become ever more crucial to online regulations, lawyers and their clients have had a year with a number of changes to keep abreast of. Nick Phillips, partner in Edwin Coe’s Intellectual Property team, assesses the need-to-know in the Company, Limited Liability Partnership and Business Regulations 2015 (the Regulations).
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