The Consumer Rights Act 2015 – Guidance on Changes to Unfair Contract Terms Legislation

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published new guidance (144 pages) designed to give businesses a comprehensive guide to complying with their obligations as regards the unfair contract terms provisions under Part Two of the Consumer Rights Act 2015. The guidance covers what makes terms and notices unfair and the likely consequences of using[…]

Covert Money Laundering Investigation Unlawful

Money laundering is a scourge and investigating authorities enjoy wide powers to tackle it. However, in one case, a tribunal has ruled that the National Crime Agency (NCA) went too far in installing covert listening devices on business premises. The NCA believed that occupiers of the premises were involved in laundering the proceeds of organised[…]