The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched an investigation into fake and misleading reviews on several major websites. But what about the businesses targeted maliciously by a customer or by a competitor - what can they do to protect their own business from such attacks?
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Spring weddings in Scotland have been cancelled, postponed or pared back to an absolute minimum and summer weddings are now also in jeopardy as the uncertainty of how and when current restrictions will be lifted has begun to affect wedding dates far into the 2020 wedding season and beyond. So where does that leave brides, grooms, suppliers and venues whose contracts cannot be fulfilled as anticipated?
In business circles there is a sudden interest in the words "force majeure". Many commercial contracts include a clause about how to deal with the parties' obligations in the event of force majeure. So what does force majeure mean and how does it apply in the current situation?
A failed claim against Rod Stewart for use of a photograph as part of a video used at one of his concerts highlights the distinction between ownership of a physical copy of a photograph and the copyright in it.
As a result of a court case which began in the Netherlands, we now know that taste cannot get the protection of copyright. So what can producers do to protect their goods from being copied?