Product Liability and Labelling

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Is your website legal?

The rapid rise of e-commerce in recent years has led to the introduction of legislation requiring website operators to disclose certain information on their websites to protect the interests of customers and users. Nabarro summarises some of the key information that must be disclosed.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 28 August 2014 | Practice Area: Product Liability and Labelling

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Product recall litigation - Will the UK follow the US trend?

Product recalls have a damaging reputational effect, and can have huge financial implications for the manufacturers. In this briefing, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co considers the future of product recalls and what they may mean for the automotive sector in the US and UK.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 04 August 2014 | Practice Area: Remedies and Enforcement

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High Court implies duty of good faith into 'relational' contract

In a recent case, the High Court has implied a duty of good faith into a long-term agreement between two commercial parties. In doing so, the court endorsed the analysis of Mr Justice Leggatt in the 2013 Yam Seng case, which has been seen as the high water mark in recognising such duties.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 01 August 2014 | Practice Area: Product Liability and Labelling

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New EU food safety regulations may prove too much to digest

New EU regulations on the provision of food information to consumers are set to consolidate and update two areas of labelling legislation - general food and nutrition labelling - into a single text. The new rules will apply from 13 December 2014 - in this briefing, Nabarro looks at the main changes.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 03 July 2014 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

Key cases in English legal history - Donoghue v Stevenson

Over the years there have been many cases concerning tort and contract which have rewritten and defined the law. This article looks at Donoghue v Stevenson, which changed the circumstances when someone can claim for breach, even in the absence of a contract, and led to the modern law of negligence.

Law Firm: Excello Law | Published: 30 June 2014 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services

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The Saucy Fish Co, Aldi and the options for brand owners in lookalike disputes

In this briefing, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co analyses the options available to brand owners in the fight against lookalikes, and considers whether The Saucy Fish Co's success in its dispute with Aldi suggests that no further changes are required.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 21 May 2014 | Practice Area: Consumer Protection

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Labelling, the late night levy and the World Cup - food and hospitality bites

This newsletter is aimed at those with an interest in food safety and regulation and in alcohol and gambling licensing matters, covering issues such as changes to food labelling rules, the introduction of the late night levy around the UK, and licensing arrangements for this summer's World Cup.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 09 May 2014 | Practice Area: Local Authorities

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New guidance on assessing an account of profits for passing off

In a recent judgment, HHJ Pelling QC has offered some useful guidance on assessing an account of profits for passing off. For those settling litigation and considering whether to elect for an account of profits, and if so, determine what would be payable, this may be of assistance.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 07 April 2014 | Practice Area: Product Liability and Labelling

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Doing business in Azerbaijan - a guide to the country's legal framework

Since gaining independence from the USSR in 1991, Azerbaijan has adopted new legislation at a rapid pace. This Bakers guide to doing business in Azerbaijan has been designed for companies operating in or considering investment in the country, with an overview of the key aspects of the legal system.

Law Firm: Baker McKenzie | Published: 03 April 2014 | Practice Area: Trademarks

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Class actions introduced in France: a growing threat to professionals?

The question of the introduction of class actions has caused much turmoil in France’s legislative and political sphere over the past decades. After many years of debate, the French Senate and National Assembly have finally reached an agreement on the introduction of class actions, as Latham reports...view abstract

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 26 March 2014 | Practice Area: EU Member State Competition Law

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