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EU member states lost nearly €150 billion (£134bn) in VAT revenue in 2016, according to new research published by the European Commission. 25 Sep 2018
Geo-blocking rules set to take effect later this year apply to cross-border cloud computing contracts between businesses, the European Commission has confirmed. 24 Sep 2018
Along with a detailed regulatory regime, manufacturers and suppliers of products for use by UK consumers and in UK workplaces are bound by contractual and non-contractual obligations.
The UK's consumer product safety regulatory regime is broadly derived from EU legislation, which imposes obligations on each of the players in the supply chain from manufacturer through to distributor.
It can be tempting for suppliers and retailers to enter into discussions over the recommended price customers should be charged for products. However, there are limits to what the law permits.
by Tom Stocker
Retailers are expected to protect anyone who enters their premises from harm, by removing or controlling risks to employees, volunteers, contractors or members of the public.
The Consumer Rights Act aims to rectify the traditional complexities of UK consumer law by consolidating eight pieces of separate legislation in this area into a single piece of legislation.
Non-EU businesses will be able to use the UK's 'mini one stop shop' (MOSS) scheme to account for VAT on sales of digital services to consumers in EU member states from 1 January 2019, provided they are registered for UK VAT for other purposes. 13 Sep 2018
Ping cannot impose an outright ban on the online sale of its golf clubs by retailers, the UK's Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has confirmed. 11 Sep 2018
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