Snapshots - Autumn 2018
A roundup of key legal developments for the modern commercial lawyer.
Key snapshots this quarter include: exclusion clauses under UCTA and the extent to which you can rely on force majeure clauses to terminate an agreement; the importance of checking for registered trade marks in your advertising campaigns; the increasing fragility of the EU-US Privacy Shield and Yahoo's ICO fine for failing to put in place intra-group processing agreements; plus influencer marketing, HFSS promotions and whether Amazon Prime's one-day delivery claim was really one-day. Enjoy!
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Advertising & Marketing
- Taking on the ticket touts - Ticket sales regulations 2018. Read more.
- Amazon Prime's "one day delivery" service misleading. Read more.
- Fairly administering a prize promotion: Walkers Snacks Ltd t/a Quaker Oats. Read more.
- ASA HFSS ruling on Cadbury's Easter promotion. Read more.
- Restriction on "political advertising" – Saudi Centre for International Communication. Read more.
- Gambling acts of "particular appeal" to children: ProgressPlay Ltd t/a m88.com & TGP Europe Ltd. Read more.
- Influencer disclosures: remember #ad! – Daniel Wellington. Read more.
- ASA ruling on significant information: I Can Have It Ltd. Read more.
- ASA ruling on prize promotions: Highland Spring. Read more.
- Zoella and Nutella - HFSS products and children. Read more.
- Exclusion clauses under UCTA. Read more.
- Proposed legislation looks to prohibit or restrict the assignment of receivables. Read more.
- Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust v Three Valleys Healthcare Ltd. Read more.
- Relying on force majeure to terminate a contract. Read more.
- Bou-Simon v BGC Brokers LP. Read more.
- Non-reliance clauses under UCTA. Read more.