Changes to consumer contracts regulation — is your business ready?
By George Roberts
Retailers need to ensure that they are prepared for the significant changes that will apply to contracts entered into with consumers from 13 June 2014.
On 13 June, the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 will come into force. They are part of the extensive reform of consumer law currently being undertaken at an EU and UK level.
The Regulations introduce wide-ranging changes to consumer contract law, including changes to information which needs to be provided to a consumer, amendments relating to ‘cooling-off’ periods, delivery times and the use of premium-rate telephone lines…
Click on the link below to read the rest of the Shoosmiths briefing.
Sign in or Register to continue reading this article
It's quick, easy and free!
It takes just 5 minutes to register. Answer a few simple questions and once completed you’ll have instant access.Register now
Why register to The Lawyer
In-depth, expert analysis into the stories behind the headlines from our leading team of journalists.
Identify the major players and business opportunities within a particular region through our series of free, special reports.
Receive your pick of The Lawyer's daily and weekly email newsletters, tailored by practice area, region and job function.
More relevant to you
To continue providing the best analysis, insight and news across the legal market we are collecting some information about who you are, what you do and where you work to improve The Lawyer and make it more relevant to you.
News from Shoosmiths
News from The Lawyer
Briefings from Shoosmiths
The SRA’s new training regime for all aspirant and qualified solicitors is expected to come into force from November 2016.
On 26 January 2015, two individuals entered pleas of not guilty to criminal cartel charges brought under the Enterprise Act 2002.
Analysis from The Lawyer
Compliance and corporate governance codes for large financial institutions will undoubtedly include provisions to regulate high pay in the future
There’s more to the ABS model than attracting the man in the street and procuring external investment. Partners at the big corporate firms, take note…