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Retail headlines: Autumn 2018

By Gwendoline Davies, James Crayton, Martin McKeague, Jane Weaver As of 6 November 2018, CAP has published new rules on the use of data for marketing, along with 5 top tips to ensure compliance. The Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Competition and Markets Authority have announced an investigation into ‘personalised pricing’ – that is, the practice of retailers […]

Data protection breach: Vicarious liability in a variety of cases

By Shakeel Dad In two recent cases with very different facts, the Court of Appeal has made findings of vicarious liability against employers for employee misconduct outside the workplace/outside working hours.  Employment and Retail specialist Shakeel Dad explains and offers practical advice. What is vicarious liability? “Vicarious liability” is a legal concept under which employers […]

Fraudulent misrepresentation: A supply chain case

By Tim Pickworth Commercial Dispute Resolution Director Tim Pickworth looks at a recent supply chain case and explains how the law of misrepresentation can affect any modern retail business. Why misrepresentation might be an issue for your retail business When parties consider doing business together, a multitude of enquiries, discussions and negotiations take place before any […]

Strict approach to service of notice

By Ruth Ormrod Ropemaker Properties v Bella Italia is the latest in a flurry of cases which have highlighted traps for the unwary when it comes to serving legal notices. In an uncertain economic climate parties often want to escape contracts or leases that are no longer viable, or they want to avail themselves of opportunities to bring claims […]

Why international illegal logging might represent a risk for retailers

By Gwendoline Davies, Jane Weaver, Claire Burrows  A UK-based retailer might be forgiven for thinking that illegal logging in, say, Africa or India, is a world away from its business concerns. However, two recent prosecutions by the Office for Product and Safety Standards (OPSS) highlight that the Timber and Timber Products (Placing on the Market) Regulation […]

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