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Goulston & Storrs PC

Retail-to-Industrial Conversions: Revolution or Niche Trend?

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It may have been unthinkable ten to fifteen years ago, but the shift in consumer shopping patterns from brick-and-mortar stores to online platforms has resulted in the emergence of retail-to-industrial conversions over the...more

Faegre Baker Daniels

Recent Court Opinions Signal Potential Expansion of Online Marketplace Liability

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An opinion from the District of Arizona on Friday, September 27, 2019, highlights the divide created by a pair of recent opinions from the 3rd and 6th Circuit Courts of Appeals. The two opinions, issued days apart, suggest...more

Snell & Wilmer

Arizona's Remote Seller/Marketplace Facilitator Legislation Takes Effect October 1

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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed House Bill (H.B.) 2757 into law on May 31, 2019. H.B. 2757 requires “remote sellers” and “marketplace facilitators” to begin filing and paying transaction privilege tax (TPT) in Arizona...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

2019 NAMVBC Fall Workshop Features Panels on Internet Vehicle Sales and Dealer License Fraud

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The National Association of Motor Vehicle Boards and Commissions (“NAMVBC”) held its annual fall workshop from September 19-21, 2019 in Sacramento, California. The three day workshop featured panel discussions about internet...more

Hogan Lovells

Chewing Through Baskets: The “Chewy Phantom Guarantee” and a Cautionary Tale of the Release of a Valuable Guarantee and Collateral...

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American pet owners are probably all familiar with Chewy, an e-commerce pet food and products supplier that will quickly ship those heavy bags of dog or cat food right to your doorstep at competitive prices....more

FTI Consulting

A Menu of Possibilities for Grocery in the Digital Age

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What American food retailers can learn from China’s push to integrate e-commerce mobile technology into existing brick-and-mortars. A smartphone becomes a magic wand in the hands of shoppers inside two new Chinese...more

Dentons

On applicable law in international e-commerce

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This summer, the Plenum of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation adopted Resolution No. 24 of July 9, 2019 "On the application of the rules of private international law by the courts of the Russian Federation" (the...more

K&L Gates LLP

The VBER Consultation - Stakeholders Call For an Update to Reflect the Realities of the E-Commerce Market

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Stakeholder submissions to the European Commission (Commission) on the EU competition rules governing distribution practices reveal widespread concern that the current framework is inadequate to meet the growing e-commerce...more

Goulston & Storrs PC

The Game of Malls. What Is Dead May Never Die.

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It’s no secret that consumers have been shifting away from shopping at traditional brick-and-mortar stores in favor of shopping online.  Nor that the shift in consumers’ shopping habits has resulted in a wave of store...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Financial Daily Dose 9.11.2019 | Top Story: Hong Kong Stock Exchange Makes Surprise Bid for London Exchange

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There’s some surprise market wheeling and dealing afoot this morning. The Hong Kong stock exchange has offered to buy its London counterpart as part of a deal valued at $37 billion that would connect “the established...more

Goulston & Storrs PC

What’s Old is New Again: Department Stores Partner with Online-Only Secondhand Apparel Companies

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Apparel merchandisers are predicting that resale will soon become a force in the industry and retailers are beginning to take notice. Increasingly, young shoppers are turning to online, resale and rental for their clothing...more

Hogan Lovells

Third party payment licences in China – are they within the grasp of foreign investors?

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China is marching on to be the world's pioneering cashless society but unfortunately there is an almost complete absence of foreign counterparts in the huge Chinese domestic or cross border transactions initiated from China....more

Dentons

What are the hot topics for the future of distribution in the European Union?

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VBER public consultation feedback is out - Just in time for the summer holidays, on July 24, 2019, the European Commission (EC) published stakeholders’ contributions to the consultation on the review of Regulation...more

Latham & Watkins LLP

Readiness for PSD2: APIs Fall Short, but More Time for SCA

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While the payments industry scrambles to meet new standards for APIs, the FCA grants an extension for SCA compliance. In an effort to evaluate the readiness of banks to comply with the revised EU Payment Services Directive...more

Arent Fox

Consumer Protection In The New Economy: Privacy Cases In E-Commerce Transactions or Social Media Activities

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As we face mounting data breaches and fears over loss of privacy, the article notes that, “as the public opinion evolves and increasingly concludes that merely possessing private data puts consumers at risk, consumers may...more

Hogan Lovells

Online sale of pharmaceuticals in Russia remains prohibited and lawmakers are yet to pass the bill allowing online sales

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Russian law currently prohibits the online sale of pharmaceuticals and requires that pharmaceuticals must be sold only in stationary pharmacies operated by a person holding a pharmaceutical licence....more

Orrick - Antitrust Watch

No Signs of Slowing Down — Global Antitrust Agencies Focus on Big Tech

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Earlier this year, we covered the widespread interest in tech giants among international competition authorities, as well as the potential for divergence in intensity and type of enforcement across jurisdictions. We observed...more

Hogan Lovells

Russian Supreme Court unified the approach to the definition of the Russian territory for the purposes of e-commerce

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In July 2019, Russian Supreme Court adopted a ruling providing the general guidance on consumer protection issues in e-commerce sector. In particular the ruling clarifies the criteria for determining whether a foreign online...more

Dentons

The Bikeurope Case: Final Sprint on Online Sales Restrictions?

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On July 1st, 2019, the French Competition Authority (FCA) imposed a €250,000 fine on Bikeurope B.V. (hereafter, Bikeurope) and its parent company Trek Bicycle Corporation for implementing a de facto ban on online sales to its...more

Goulston & Storrs PC

Black Friday in July: A Retail Boost in Competition with Amazon

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Is “Christmas in July” a bonus for consumers or retailers? Which retailers are coming to the front of the price slashing competition and what products are hot off the shelves? According to retail experts, Amazon raked in...more

Hogan Lovells

CJEU: Online commerce – Provision of contact details clarified

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The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has ruled that online sales platforms are not necessarily obliged to always provide consumers with a contact telephone number in order to meet statutory obligations. Other means of...more

FTI Consulting

2019 U.S. Online Retail Forecast

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Would you believe us if we said the growth rate of U.S. online retail sales has slowed notably over the last three quarters? It seems improbable given the ongoing carnage in store-based retailing in 2019, but it’s true. For...more

Carlton Fields

How State Remote Sales and Use Tax Statutes May Impact Crypto Assets

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States are updating their sales and use tax laws to collect taxes against a new world of frequent remote transactions. With the popularity of internet commerce and efficient interstate mails and wires, commerce increasingly...more

Dentons

The Coty Case – The CJEU rules in favour of selective distribution networks against third-party online platforms

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In the long-awaited Coty ruling, the Court of Justice of the European Union has confirmed that luxury brands may restrict distributors in a selective distribution network from selling their goods through third-party online...more

Dentons

A Preliminary Study on Legal Issues of the Live-Streaming Sales in China

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Live streaming sales is a young and blooming industry in China. Renown live streaming platforms, such as Tencent, Alibaba, Tic talk, Kwai and Weibo are predominating the market. Correspondingly, the live streaming sale has...more

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