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Berlin court's Apple ruling highlights issue facing UK and US businesses operating in Germany, says expert

A ruling by a court in Berlin shows that businesses cannot always rely on the original terms and conditions of warranties they offer elsewhere in the world when seeking to provide goods and services to consumers in Germany, an expert has said. 23 Jan 2015

Flight booking systems must display final price at first instance, rules EU court

Computerised air travel booking systems must present consumers with details of the total cost of flights and other air services from the first time the prices of those services are displayed, the EU's top court has ruled. 16 Jan 2015

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New standby rules for networked devices now in force in the EU

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