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ANALYSIS: Technical security specifications written into regulation must be flexible enough to avoid undermining the long-tern security of open banking and broader open finance developments as technology evolves. 12 Dec 2018
Evidence given to a House of Commons committee by companies in the aerospace, automotive, processed food and drink, and pharmaceuticals sectors has shown that all believe the recently-negotiated Brexit withdrawal agreement will leave them worse off. 11 Dec 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.
Amazon is likely to "fiercely defend" claims that it is a dominant platform for sellers in Germany, a competition law expert has said. 06 Dec 2018
New rules which prevent online sellers from restricting cross-border sales based on the nationality, residence or place of establishment of their customers have come into force across the EU. 03 Dec 2018