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Regulatory and compliance

European Parliament formally adopts Product Liability Directive

What changes and practical actions should businesses be considering?
Competition, antitrust and trade

UK competition regulator issues fresh guidance on green collaborations for sustainability

CMA charts way for businesses to navigate sustainability concerns in supply chains while maintaining competition
Regulatory Outlook

Consumer Law | UK Regulatory Outlook March 2024

Update on the UK DMCC Bill | CMA consults on proposal to launch a market investigation of the UK vet
Intellectual property

UK Supreme Court finds sales of trade marked goods from US website targeted UK consumers for infringement purposes

US website's targeting of UK consumers amounted to infringing trade mark use in the UK and EU, but no decision
Commercial

UK Marketinglaw | February 2024

Welcome to the latest edition of Marketinglaw
Regulatory Outlook

Consumer law | UK Regulatory Outlook February 2024

UK government response to consultation on proposed changes to consumer law | Provisional agreement reached on the right to repair
Retail and Consumer

UK rail regulator increases focus on online ticket retailing, hidden fees and 'drip pricing'

What is good practice for train-ticket retailers when displaying prices and fees and providing online information?
Financial Services

UK set to extend variable recurring payments beyond 'me to me' use cases

Expansion due in third quarter may boost greater uptake of the open banking payment method
Retail and Consumer

English court finds trade mark valid for oat-based drinks despite use of the term 'milk'

High Court rules that the UKIPO wrongly found mark invalid and did not breach regulation on use of term 'milk'
Regulatory and compliance

HFSS newsletter | February 2024

ASA rules on targeting under 16s and is appointed by Ofcom as regulator, and health and nutrition claim breaches
Financial Services

FCA announces review into UK motor finance commission arrangements

The regulator is investigating whether the arrangements resulted in harm to consumers before the 2021 ban
Urban Dynamics

Future Foods Update | January 2024

This month's edition includes novel food authorisations in Europe, IP in meat terminology, supply of service contracts, venture capital investment