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Action taken by a UK regulator to seek compensation for care home residents shows the intense scrutiny that care home contracts are coming under and the regulator's willingness to fully enforce consumer law in the sector, an expert has said. 07 Dec 2018
Banks, credit card providers, and other account servicing payment service providers (ASPSPs) seeking an exemption from a central component of payment services regulation will need to make a number of disclosures to regulators to support their case, according... 04 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.
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.
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The number of outages that financial services firms reported to the UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) more than doubled in a year, according to new data published by the regulator. 28 Nov 2018
ANALYSIS: A new law on data protection and digital rights has been approved by Spain's parliament and will come into force in the coming days. The law will complement the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 27 Nov 2018
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