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In the latest edition in our Future of Consumer series, our Milan office looks at the impact of the EU's "New Deal for Consumers" , with a particular focus on Italy.
The European Commission announced on 22 January 2020 that it is looking for feedback on draft guidelines on the implementation of Article 4 of the Market Surveillance Regulation (EU) 2019/1020
On the 19th of December 2019 (C290-19), the European Court of Justice (ECJ or the Court) gave its interpretation by virtue of a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of Article 10
As part of the EU Commission's strategy for a Digital Single Market (DSM),
the EU Commission wants to make it easier for online shoppers to buy
goods and services
The Federal Government has drafted a bill to amend the German Act on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Consumer Matters (Gesetz über die alternative Streitbeilegung in Verbrauchersachen – Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz – "VSBG"), ...
On 2 December 2019 Ireland introduced the Consumer Protection (Gift Vouchers) Act which sets a minimum five-year expiry period for gift vouchers and prohibits any charge for changing the name on...
The outbreak and spread of COVID- 19 and subsequent measures taken by the Italian Government and other countries around the globe...
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On 1 March 2019, the Luxembourg government approved a draft law to amend the Law of 14 August 2000 on e-Commerce.
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On the 7 January 2020, Directive 2019/2161 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the better enforcement and modernisation of Union consumer protection ...
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On the 31 October 2019, the First Hall in its Constitutional Jurisdiction handed down judgement in Digisec Media Limited v Director General (Consumer Affairs) and Advocate General.
On January 1, 2019, Federal law No. 488-FZ of 25.12.2018 on the unified information system for marking and tracking the movement of goods using identification marks came into force.
The UK's consumer sector has shown resilience against the backdrop of challenging political and economic conditions. Consumers in the UK remain willing to spend...
In an attempt to improve Scotland's recycling habits, the Scottish Government has introduced a new deposit return scheme (DRS) due for implementation in March 2021.
Our UK Consumer team is delighted to present our Doing Business in the UK guide.
On 31 January 2020, World Athletics updated its technical footwear rules. Contrary to expectations (see our previous article Why banning Nike's ZoomX Vaporfly Next% would be a mistake)
How sustainable are the A-list? Well, if Sunday's BAFTA awards are anything to go by, we expect the awards season and upcoming fashion week shows to be awash with sustainable initiatives.
Over the last five years or so, the law relating to how UK businesses deal with consumers over the internet (including through mobile phones) has changed significantly.
The UK Government has just announced that it intends to draw up legislation aimed at ensuring that all consumer smart devices sold in the UK adhere to rigorous security requirements for the...
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Consumer companies around the world are incorporating sustainability, business integrity, and brand purpose into their business operations