Mondaq Europe: Consumer Protection
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.
Van Bael & Bellis
The opposite interpretation would deprive consumers from the protection granted by the Consumer Sales Directive.
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.
Arthur Cox
The Report also draws the attention of boards and senior management in regulated firms to the consumer risks that they must consider.
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...
GANADO Advocates
On the 11th January 2017, the Inland Revenue Department published a new FATCA Schema – FATCA XML schema version 2.0.
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.
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.
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...
Gowling WLG
Old sayings hold true, even in changing times. Take "customer is king". To grow, you can't afford not to treat all as kings, regardless of where they are in the world.
Cartwright King Solicitors
Jane Anderson, specialist solicitor at Cartwright King Solicitors considers the pros and cons of selling goods to the public.
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
Regulators should have access to any 'keys' necessary to decrypt data that financial firms store in the cloud, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has said.
Pinsent Masons LLP
Businesses could face unnecessary costs, and confusion could reign among consumers over the level of protection available to them, if the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) does not change...
Goodman Derrick LLP
The UK Government is committed to becoming a world leader in the development of automated vehicles.
Duncan Cotterill
This focus follows an increase in the maximum penalties for misleading and deceptive conduct and false representations.
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.
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)?
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.
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.
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...
Clyde & Co
The ADR Directive aims to facilitate an efficient and low-cost form of dispute resolution for domestic and cross-border complaints by consumers resident in the EU against traders established in the EU.
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