“Preparing for UK implementation of the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive”, a half day Osborne Clarke workshop, will be held at One London Wall on the morning of Thursday, 14 February 2008. Focusing on the key practical implications of the “Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations”. The event’s keynote speaker will be trading standards officer turned barrister Karen Taylor, addressing the critical areas of enforcement and penalties.
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Preparing for UK implementation of the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive
A half day Osborne Clarke workshop
Focusing on strategies for compliance with the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations, currently due to be in force 8 April 2008.
Chair: Stephen Groom, Head of Marketing and Privacy Law at Osborne Clarke
Keynote speaker: Karen Taylor of Counsel, Gough Square Chambers
on: Thursday 14 February
at: Osborne Clarke, One London Wall, London, EC2Y 5EB
from: 09.00am – 1pm
|09.00am – 09.30am||Registration and Breakfast|
|09.30am – 09.35am||Chair's intro – Stephen Groom, Osborne Clarke|
|09.35am – 10.15am|| Essential basics of the new regime - Anna Montes, Associate, Osborne Clarke|
* What the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations will and won't cover
* Where the Business Protection from Misleading Marketing Regulations plug the gaps
* How the new regime works
* ''Typical consumer'', ''professional diligence'' and other new core concepts
* The roles of the Regulator's Compliance Code and the Consumer, Estate Agents and Redress Act 2007
|10.15am – 10.55am|| Key risk scenarios – Stephen Groom and Nick Johnson, Partner, Osborne Clarke|
* The "31"
* Price claims
* Prize promotions
* Comparative advertising
* Branded content, viral and digital marketing
* Marketing to kids
|10.55am – 11.15am||Coffee break|
|11.15am – 12.15pm|| Enforcement – Karen Taylor of Counsel|
* Enforcement bodies and their powers
* Who can be liable
* Strict liability offences
* The ASA dimension: new codes and double jeopardy?
|12.15pm – 12.50pm||Practical case studies – workshop session with all speakers moderating|
|12.50pm – 1.00pm||Q&A: Ask the panel|
|1.00pm||Workshop adjourns for buffet lunch|
Delegate Fee: Registered users of marketinglaw.co.uk – £125 + VAT
Others – £150 + VAT
3 hours accredited CPD is available to both Law Society and Bar Council members attending the entire seminar.
Level: suitable for delegates without prior knowledge of the subject.
Law Society Reference: BSQ/OSCL.
All reasonable adjustments will be made upon request to assist any delegates with disabilities.
To register email firstname.lastname@example.org