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Requirement to disclose rivals' product details to consumers will only apply in 'exceptional' cases, says expert

Most businesses will not need to provide consumers with details of rivals' products to stay compliant with UK consumer protection laws despite a UK court ruling that such a disclosure by traders may be necessary in some circumstances, an expert has said. 24 Feb 2015

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UK competition authority shifts focus to internet intermediaries and gatekeepers

FOCUS: Online platforms that act as intermediaries or gatekeepers to products or services can expect to have their business practices examined closely by the UK's lead competition and consumer protection authority in the coming months. 12 Feb 2015

New guidance aimed at distinguishing digital advertising from editorial content

Businesses should ensure that 'native advertising' developed on their behalf has prominent "visible visual cues" that allow consumers to immediately identify it as marketing material, under new industry guidance. 09 Feb 2015

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