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Retail, Food and Hospitality Regulatory Update 17 June

18 June 2018
Food & Retail Regulatory round-up w/e 17 June: Advertising small print under scrutiny; Advertising complaint upheld

In this week's edition:

Important Updates

Advertising small print under scrutiny: The Advertising Standards Authority has launched a call for evidence on the use of superimposed text (small print) in broadcast advertising – Closing date for responses 31st July. View >

Advertising complaint upheld: The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled that the claim ‘Cheaper that 2016’ in Christmas advertising when certain products had been substituted for cheaper alternatives e.g. frozen turkey for fresh. View >

Credit advertising must meet FCA source book rules: The ASA has ruled in a complaint involving Oak Furniture Land that APR declaration must be in conformity with the CONC rules set by the Financial Conduct Authority. View >

Brexit Developments


DEXEU Publish framework papers on civil judicial cooperation and on company law, accounting and auditing. 
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Scottish and Welsh Governments: Write to Home Secretary Sajid Javid over lack of consultation of implications for Local Government of implementation of settled status applications. View >

Business Europe publish detailed paper on customs options for Brexit: View >


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