Business and Company Sales – Warranties and Indemnities

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE SEPTEMBER QUARTER EDITION OF THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MAGAZINE In business and company sales, Warranties and Indemnities are ways of reallocating risk between sellers and buyers. “Caveat Emptor” (“buyer beware”) in English law means that generally buyers lack protection. Buyers may seek warranty and indemnity protection while sellers Read More …

TRADEMARK HIJACKINGS

Reputation Management: Is your brand being “hijacked” and used by a 3rd Party as a search engine term? Following a landmark European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision in the “Google AdWords” case (Google France SARL, Google Inc. (C-236/08 to C-238/08), 23 March 2010), we would strongly advise you to find out. Read More …

OFT publishes further follow-up report on internet shopping market

The OFT has published a report on monitoring the internet shopping market. This follows its market study into internet shopping (June 2007), which found that both businesses and consumers had a low awareness of online shoppers’ rights, and its follow-up report (March 2008) and the results of a customer survey taken in May 2009. The Read More …