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  • Logbook Loans – The Empire Strikes Back

    dispute resolutionbusinessautomotivepropertybanking and financeregulatory risk

    Date: 14 October 2016

    Tom Maple, partner in the Dispute Resolution team, takes a closer look at the review of the Bills of Sale Acts, with a particular focus on Logbook Loans, and the Law Commissions proposals for reform.
  • Consumer Rights Act 2015 – Traders Beware

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    Date: 09 August 2016

    Tom Maple takes a closer look at the new obligation, contained in the Consumer Rights Act 2015, that traders must ensure that goods supplied must match the model examined by the customer.
  • Don’t Make the Classic Mistake

    dispute resolutioncommercial technologybusinessautomotive

    Date: 04 August 2016

    Samantha Simpson of our Dispute Resolution and Litigation team looks at the legal considerations for potential investors in classic cars.
  • Automotive – Misuse of Confidential Information – Choosing the Right Formula

    dispute resolutionbusinesscommercial technologyEmploymentautomotive

    Date: 28 July 2016

    Tom Maple, head of the Automotive Team at FSP, takes a closer look at the misuse of confidential information and the remedies available to employers.
  • Not a Game of Drones – Operating within the Law

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    Date: 14 July 2016

    Tom Maple, partner in the Dispute Resolution team, takes a closer look at the law relating to the flying of “small unmanned aircraft”, more commonly known as Drones.
  • Motor Vehicles and Satisfactory Quality - The Consumer Rights Act 2015

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    Date: 01 July 2016

    Tom Maple, head of the Automotive Team at FSP, considers a key change to the sale of goods act legislation brought about in the Consumer Rights Act 2015, namely the right to reject within 30 days.
  • Consumer Rights Act 2015 – revolution or re-hash?

    businesscommercial technologydispute resolutionautomotive

    Date: 25 February 2016

    Cathrine Ripley summarises the key aspects of change to consumer protection laws in the new legislation.
  • Can a dealer keep the customer's car?

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    Date: 13 June 2013

    Tom Maple, head of the Automotive Team at FSP, explains the rights that give protection to a dealer or garage when repairs or maintenance have been carried out but not paid for by the customer.
  • Automotive Block Exemptions

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    Date: 04 June 2013

    Tom Maple, head of the FSP Automotive Team, highlights important changes to the Block Exemption Regulations and explains how they will affect the automotive industry.