Mondaq Europe: Consumer Protection
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Misleading commercial practices are the core of two recent decisions handed down by the Competition and Consumer Protection Service, being the government watchdog on unfair B2C practices...
Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC
Suggestion for passing the law and establishing a clear legal framework for the protection and prevention of school bullying.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 29 May 2017, the European Commission (the "Commission") published the final report on the results of its review of EU consumer law (the "Fitness Check"), which was initiated in January 2016.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On November 22nd, 2016, the French Supreme Court ruled that oral allegations prevail over contractual omission for the determination of the existence, or non-existence, of misleading commercial practices.
Matheson
What systems of product liability are available (i.e. liability in respect of damage to persons or property resulting from the supply of products found to be defective or faulty)?
Mason Hayes & Curran
The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission ("CCPC") has a broad statutory remit to encourage competition and to promote and protect the interests and welfare of consumers.
Mason Hayes & Curran
A General Scheme of an Education (Parent and Student Charter) Bill 2016 was published by Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton on 5 December 2016.
GVZH Advocates
Following a screening conducted by the EU Commission in 2014, it was discovered that 37% of E-commerce including booking websites for travel, entertainment, clothing, electronic goods...
Duncan Cotterill
This focus follows an increase in the maximum penalties for misleading and deceptive conduct and false representations.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
On 12 July 2017, a new act on counteracting the unfair use of contractual advantage in trade in agricultural and food products (the "Act") will enter into force in Poland.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey's Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Authority has introduced a 90 day time limit for launching tobacco products to the Turkish market once it has issued a supply conformity certificate.
Moroğlu Arseven
Deadline for retailers to ensure house mark-branded goods comply with the Regulation on Principles and Rules for Retail Trade has been extended for 12 months.
Bezen & Partners
The Obligated Parties will also be required to implement and enforce procedures to assess the conformity of their products and retain the records related to these procedures for at least ten years.
MGC Legal
Three more regulations envisaged by the new Law on Protection of the Consumers which became effective on 28 May 2014 have entered into force.
Guzeloglu Attorneys-at-law
6502 sayılı Tu keticinin Korunması Hakkında Kanun ("TKHK"), Avrupa Birlig i ile yapılan mu zakereler çerçevesinde 25 Mayıs 1999 tarihli Tu ketici Malları Satım So zleşmeleri ve İ lgili Garantilerin Bazı Yo nleri Hakkında 1999/44/AT sayılı Avrupa Parlamentosu ve Konseyi Yo nergesinin iç hukuka aktarımını gerçekleştirmek amacıyla 28.05.2014 tarihinde yu ru rlu g e girmiştir. Bu kanunun 8'inci ve 12
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey has updated its regulatory regime for food labelling and nutrition information, to become in line with the European Union's approach.
TLT Solicitors
FCA has published draft handbook rules and non-handbook guidance for consumer credit firms on managing the risks posed by incentives and remuneration.
Clyde & Co
Wilkes v DePuy (2016) – QBD departs from previous authorities on "Defect" claims under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 and confirms no requirement of absolute safety in all circumstances...
Clyde & Co
According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Africa had the highest proportion of repeaters in primary schools of any region in 2014 (7.87%).
Clyde & Co
Following the publication of an Evaluation and Fitness Check Roadmap in September 2016, a European Commission consultation seeks views on the application and performance of Directive 85/374...
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Pinsent Masons LLP
The consultation closes on 21 September 2017, and the FCA expects to publish its new rules early next year.
Lakatos, Köves and Partners Law Firm
Digital markets and online services have recently become hot topics in both competition and consumer protection laws worldwide.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Members of the House of Lords have criticised the government's decision not to include the proposed ban on cold calling relating to pensions in its Financial Guidance and Claims Bill.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 29 May 2017, the European Commission (the "Commission") published the final report on the results of its review of EU consumer law (the "Fitness Check"), which was initiated in January 2016.
Moroğlu Arseven
The standards address technical and procedural elements, as well as the information which customers must receive during transactions.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Misleading commercial practices are the core of two recent decisions handed down by the Competition and Consumer Protection Service, being the government watchdog on unfair B2C practices...
Gowling WLG
The paper identifies the CMA's initial competition and consumer law concerns relating to the care homes sector and sets out potential recommendations to resolve the issues identified.
Clyde & Co
According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Africa had the highest proportion of repeaters in primary schools of any region in 2014 (7.87%).
Clyde & Co
Consumers and traders are now able to use the European Commission's new online dispute resolution (ODR) platform to refer contractual disputes arising from buying goods or services online...
Wolf Theiss
Welcome to the 7th edition of the DRInsider, the quarterly Newsletter of the Wolf Theiss Dispute Resolution Practice Group. We are happy to again provide you with interesting news covering the various CEE/SEE jurisdictions in which we practice.
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