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.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
According to a press release of the Federation of German Consumer Organisations (Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband; ‘vzbv') dated 19 July 2017, the German Federal Supreme Court (‘FSC')...
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.
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.
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
TLT Solicitors
Interchange fees are paid by merchant acquirers to card issuers as a percentage of each and every credit and debit card transaction.
Pinsent Masons LLP
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to maintain a cap set on the interest and fees charged on high-cost short-term loans after a review concluded it had benefited consumers.
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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Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey has tightened manufacturing rules for cigarette papers, as well as prohibited adding sugars, flavouring and colouring during production.
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Pinsent Masons LLP
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Noerr LLP
For companies interested in entering the Russian market but reluctant to establish a physical presence there, an online presence can be a viable alternative.
Pinsent Masons LLP
A new regulatory and tax regime for insurance linked securities (ILS) in the UK will come into force in the autumn, the government has announced, as it published the regulations that will govern the new regime.
Arthur Cox
On 29 June 2017, the Central Bank published a Discussion Paper: Consumer Protection Code and the Digitalisation of Financial Services.
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.
Deloitte
In this edition of The Deloitte Consumer Review, we are revisiting a theme explored in our 15th edition: the challenge businesses have in delivering a positive customer experience.
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