Online And Off Song-Beverly: Some Relief For Retailers

Law360, New York (February 12, 2013, 7:10 PM EST) -- In at least one specific type of transaction, California retailers can now breathe a little easier. In Apple Inc. v. Superior Court (Krescent), No. S199384 (Cal. Feb. 4, 2013), the California Supreme Court found that Section 1747.08 of the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act does not apply to online retailers that sell digital downloads. However, the ruling leaves open a lot more questions than it addressed, such as whether Song-Beverly applies to Internet transactions involving physical goods or kiosk transactions in brick-and-mortar stores.

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