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Coty case: some restrictions on internet selling are allowed

Coty case: some restrictions on internet selling are allowed

By | 06 Dec 2017

The Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) has ruled in Coty v Parfümerie Akzente (C-230/16) that suppliers of luxury goods can restrict authorised distributors in their selective distribution system for luxury goods from selling those goods through unauthorised third party online platforms such as Amazon and eBay

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New consumer rights

New consumer rights

By | 02 Oct 2015

The UK's new Consumer Rights Act, which introduces the biggest overhaul of consumer rights in a generation, came into force yesterday (1 October).

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Avoiding a VW moment

Avoiding a VW moment

By | 25 Sep 2015

The VW "defeat devices" story that broke this week is (another) reminder of how badly wrong things can go for businesses that do not effectively map and manage their regulatory risks.

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Food for thought: competition and pricing

Food for thought: competition and pricing

By , and | 18 Sep 2015

This week, the spotlight is on key regulatory risk issues currently faced by companies in the food and drink sector. Today, we focus on competition and pricing.

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Property market II

Property market II

By | 15 Aug 2014

In April, we discussed the first reported case on the application of the UK competition rules to land agreements (Martin Retail Group Ltd v Crawley Borough Council).

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New LCIA Arbitration Rules in force from 1 October 2014

New LCIA Arbitration Rules in force from 1 October 2014

By and | 07 Aug 2014

The new rules governing London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) arbitrations (the "2014 Rules") have now been formally adopted by the LCIA Court, and will come into force on 1 October 2014.

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Resale pricing: the wrong kind of support

Resale pricing: the wrong kind of support

By | 27 Sep 2013

The UK's Office of Fair Trading issued a Statement of Objections to three major high street retailers in connection with resale price maintenance agreements.

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UK antitrust update: more cases, more criminal enforcement, more bugging

By | 24 Oct 2011

UK antitrust update: more cases, more criminal enforcement, more bugging.

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