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12 February 2016 Product recall: a new central register and a call for a change in the law

The Retail Ombudsman has today announced the launch of a new ‘central register’, due to go live next week, designed to hold contact details for consumers in order to facilitate automatic updates in the event of a product recall.

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12 February 2016 “FAT bastard” wine put on ice by the ASA

In an ASA ruling released this week, Iceland Foods Limited 'Iceland' was found to have breached Rule 1.3 of the CAP Code by distributing a marketing circular to over 175,000 residential addresses (including, by mistake, to a primary school) which, on the external back page, advertised an introductory offer on the “FAT bastard” brand of wine.

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11 February 2016 A private inquiry for the Met

The Metropolitan Police has announced that retired Judge Sir Richard Henriques will lead an inquiry into its handling of allegations against public figures.

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10 February 2016 ISPs protected again by the ECHR

Two Hungarian service providers have been relieved of liability for the posting of un-moderated comments about an individual on a news website.

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10 February 2016 Glee trade mark infringement appeal - not the end of the series?

Twentieth Century Fox has lost the first stage of its appeal against the finding it infringed Comic Enterprise Limited’s trade mark for a logo.

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9 February 2016 Is there still a place for the traditional training contract

The number of training contracts on offer has not yet bounced back to pre-recession levels, which peaked in 2007-08 at 6,303 and hit a low of 4,874 in 2009-10.

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9 February 2016 Do you need to update your website terms?

From 15 February 2016, sellers of goods or services online will need to include certain ODR information on their website

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8 February 2016 Sexting, where’s the harm?

Technology now affects relationships more than ever before and the phenomena known as ‘sexting’ is becoming increasingly common, especially in young people.

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1 February 2016 Defending strict liability claims under the NRSWA

We have secured another discontinuance for one of our London Borough local authority clients on a claim by a utility company for damage to their underground apparatus.

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Jackson promotes fixed costs in all multi track cases up to £250,000

In a speech at Westminster last night, Lord Justice Jackson has recommended the implementation of fixed costs in all multi-track cases up to the value of £250,000.

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