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Banks do not need to check whether their customers have given other companies permission to access information from their payment accounts under EU payment services laws, the European Banking Authority (EBA) has confirmed. 15 Jun 2018
US net neutrality rules have ceased to have effect. 12 Jun 2018
European law requires food businesses to ensure that only food which is safe is placed on the market. These requirements affect all stages of production, processing and distribution of food.
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.
Organisations are increasingly looking to work in collaboration or partnership with third parties. This may be to achieve operational aims, such as a step change in service delivery, or to reduce costs or achieve efficiencies.
Many private sector organisations are using competitive tenders to procure goods and services or award significant contracts. Competitive tenders can be used to maintain a competitive edge and drive a better commercial deal.
A new ruling by the EU's highest court has clarified the scope of geographical indication protections for spirit drinks under EU law. 07 Jun 2018
A new European Electronic Communications Code has been provisionally agreed on by EU law makers amidst heavy industry criticism. 07 Jun 2018
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