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Increased Obligations for Retailers this Christmas with the Introduction of New Gift Voucher Legislation

Traders will need to update their terms and conditions as the Consumer Protection (Gift Vouchers) Act 2019 introduces new rules and enhanced protections for consumers who buy or receive gift vouchers – just in time for Christmas.


Employment & Benefits 12 Days of Christmas - Employment Permits

In today's installment of our '12 Days of Christmas' series, we highlight three immigration law developments from 2019.


Saracens Salary Sins - Saracens Fined for Salary Cap Breach

Reigning Premiership champions Saracens have been fined £5,360,272.31 and deducted 35 points after an Independent Disciplinary Panel found that it was in breach of salary cap regulations.


Supreme Court Cleans House

This article discusses various cases where issues of practice and procedure in commercial litigation arose for consideration by the Supreme Court this year.


Employment & Benefits 12 Days of Christmas

In today's installment of our '12 Days of Christmas' series, we highlight three immigration law developments from 2019.


Legal News - December 2019

Welcome to the December 2019 edition of Legal News. We at William Fry aim to keep you up to date on legal developments that may affect you or your business.


The Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Act 2019 has Now Been Commenced

The Copyright and Other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Act 2019 which makes significant changes particularly as to court jurisdiction for certain IP claims has now been commenced as of 2 December 2019.


Mo Farah and Laura Muir Threaten Legal Action against the British Olympic Association

British Olympic Association faces legal action from athletes over allegations of breaches of EU competition law.


Richard Keogh Dismissed by Derby County on Grounds of Misconduct

This case highlights the importance of employers in the sports industry taking appropriate advice before implementing a high-profile dismissal. Employers not only risk claims from their former employees but can also risk reputational damage that could also have an adverse effect on support and sponsorship.