As the e-commerce world continues to evolve, retailers are facing challenges about online payment security, both in dealing with their banks and under the latest EU payments laws coming into force in September this year. In this briefing, Fieldfisher Partner John Worthy looks at what retailers need to do to be ready.
Court of Appeal reverses decision on whether software amounts to 'goods' for purposes of the Commercial Agency Regulations
In a significant decision, the Court of Appeal has reversed the UK High Court's previous decision, ruling that an agent selling software delivered electronically within the UK is not protected by the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 (SI 1993/3053) as it does not fall within the definition of 'goods'.
This is a brief update in respect of our earlier post on the demise of Safe Harbor following the Schrems decision by the CEUJ. Following intense discussions, the EU Commission agreed a "new framework" for transatlantic data transfers with the US on 2 February 2016 called the "EU-US Privacy Shield".