Monthly Archives: March 2010

Taking the case to London: maybe it’s not all over after all.

The third Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law Annual Lecture was given by the Rt Hon Lord Hope of Craighead on 12 March 2010.  His title was: "Taking the case to London: maybe it's not all over after all."  The event … Continue reading

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World Consumer Rights Day 2010

Today is World Consumer Rights Day, and the theme for 2010 is "our money, our rights".  Consumers in the UK now benefit from wide-ranging protection (which is predominantly statutory), including the Sale of Goods Act 1979, the Consumer Credit Act … Continue reading

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Cars, Hire-Purchase, Sale and the Passing of Property

The decision of the Court of Appeal in Kulkarni v Manor Credit (Davenham) Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 69, dealt with the issue of the passing of property under s 18, r 5 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979, in … Continue reading

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Online trading + offline advertising = Breach of ASA Regs?

A recent ruling of the Advertising Standards Authority suggests that businesses which trade online should think twice about circulating printed advertisements in certain situations.  Where an online business has variable pricing, which reacts to changes in supply and demand in … Continue reading

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