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Articles Commercial 13th May 2020

COVID-19 – Consumer Protection in the time of Covid-19

The Competition and Market Authority (“CMA”) has set up a task force to take action against companies which it considers are breaching consumer laws in the way in which they are dealing with the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic (for example, companies refusing to provide cash refunds for goods and services which have been disrupted). The CMA has robust enforcement powers such that businesses would be wise to be careful as to how they balance their commercial interests with consumer rights in these difficult times.

Read more in this alerter by Jonathan Lewis & Hazel Jackson


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