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ANALYSIS: France is set to lead the rest of Europe by becoming the first country on the continent to establish a specific regulatory regime for 'initial coin offerings' (ICOs). 19 Oct 2018
The maximum compensation that a financial firm could be ordered by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to pay out in response to a complaint could more than double, to £350,000, under plans put forward by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 18 Oct 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.
Collective redress schemes, often referred to as 'compensation schemes', offer businesses an alternative means of righting wrongs committed against a particular class of individuals or customers quickly and economically. They have broad, cross-sector appeal....
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.
In February 2014 the French parliament adopted a Consumer Law which implements the Consumer Rights Directive. It will have a significant effect on companies engaged in e-commerce.
This guide was last updated in March 2013.
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ANALYSIS: There is growing pressure on universities to improve how they support students with mental health problems. 17 Oct 2018
ANALYSIS: New rules on insurance distribution have come into force that set new requirements about the way businesses in the insurance market engage with customers. 11 Oct 2018
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