Mondaq UK: Consumer Protection > Dodd-Frank, Consumer Protection Act
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
The European parliament has approved changes to the EU consumer protection rules, which govern online marketplaces and comparison services, such as eBay, Amazon, Skyscanner and Airbnb.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The EU Consumer Rights Directive (the Directive) came into force in 2011 and was implemented in the UK by the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellations and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) published an Opinion on 5 October 2018 regarding the European Commission's legislative package ...
ICSA
A recent case (16th August 2019) in the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) – the UK's specialised competition law court – has put under the microscope
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
The secondary ticket market has been the subject of investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) for a number of years
DLA Piper
Recently adopted and published Directive 2019/771 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2019 on certain aspects concerning contracts for the sale of goods, amending Regulation...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Earlier this month, the UK government launched its Smart Data Consultation (Consultation). The Consultation follows the publication of the terms of reference
DLA Piper
Nevada's recently enacted SB 220 builds upon its existing online privacy notice regime by allowing consumers to opt out of the sale of their covered information when the law
DLA Piper
On 14 June 2019 the Council of the European Union adopted the regulation to address relations between online platforms and businesses - (P2B Regulation).
Bener Advisor Services Limited
E-commerce continues to grow and the convenience of shopping online has become a normal part of our everyday lives. Not only has it changed our buying habits, but it has also opened up the opportunity to become an online seller as well.
Dentons
EU institutions have always tried to ensure that consumers receive adequate protection within the context of e-commerce.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In a recent request for a preliminary ruling in a case concerning Amazon, the Advocate General Pitruzzella (AG) has given his opinion that the Consumer Rights Directive (2011/83/EU) (CRD)
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
The CMA is proposing to re-purpose the UK's market investigation regime more effectively to remedy consumer detriment.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
On 21 February 2019, the U.K. Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), at the U.K. government's request, set out ‘wide-ranging and radical' proposals to reshape U.K. competition enforcement and consumer protection regime.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
With the growing use of social media platforms and the evolution of a new kind of e-celeb, it is no surprise that brands are increasingly utilising the platforms ...
Cooley LLP
The Office of Product Safety and Standards is launching a new research project to examine why many consumers do not register their household products, in an effort to learn what more can be done to boost registration rates.
Gowling WLG
Working together, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Food Standards Agency have issued a consultation on proposed changes to food allergen labelling ...
Clyde & Co
In Australia, product disclosure has traditionally been the chief means of protecting consumers in the financial services industry.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced that it will hold a series of public hearings examining whether changes in the economy
Marks & Clerk
The XR Industry Survey 2018, based on a survey of 595 AR/VR professionals, reveals some interesting trends for the industry, some of them expected, others more surprising.
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