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July 12th 2012

Simon Brazier reports on new rules governing the use of cookies.

Businesses should prepare themselves for yet more reform of consumer law in the UK, as the Consumer Rights Bill is currently being considered by Parliament. It is likely that some of the provisions of the Regulations will be repealed once the Bill is implemented.

On 25 June the government introduced the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill which is designed to improve the legislative environment for small businesses and to enhance transparency of UK corporate ownership, as partner Theresa Grech of our company commercial team explains...

Although a business may create intellectual property (IP) during the course of its operations, in reality this IP is created by individuals. 

This order, which came into effect on 11 July, now enables the registrar to send letters and notices of strike off to defunct companies and LLPs by electronic means, including email and text messages.

It is important that any business which is selling to consumers reviews their terms of sale and websites to ensure that they are compliant with new laws which came into effect on 13 June 2014.

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