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Clyde & Co
On 6 July 2017 the Court of Justice of the EU delivered a judgment clarifying two issues arising in connection with the provisions relating to air fares in EU Regulation 1008/2008 ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Berlin is becoming the Continent’s top start-up destination
Mayer Brown
On 1 November 2018, a new legislation enabling model declaratory actions on behalf of consumers against companies came into force.
SKW Schwarz
Nach dem Produkthaftungsrecht in der Europäischen Union haften Hersteller von Produkten verschuldensunabhängig, wenn ein Produkt unsicher ist und dies zu einer Verletzung bestimmter Rechtsgüter führt ...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In 2016, the Plaintiff initiated court proceedings against a major German online retailer
SKW Schwarz
An amendment to purchasing law entered into effect on January 1, 2018. If products sold are defective, the seller now has to reimburse the cost of dismantling the defective item ...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The German Federal Cartel Office ("FCO") has launched a sector inquiry into "online price comparison websites."
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')...
Dentons
With the entry into force of the new Unterlassungsklagengesetz on February 24, 2016 consumer protection and other qualified associations are allowed to send warning letters or to sue companies that breach data protection law.
Orrick
On December 17, 2015, the German Parliament passed a new act which permits consumer protection associations, industry and commerce chambers or other approved business associations to file privacy class actions.
Jones Day
Germany has implemented both Directive 85/374/EEC of July 25, 1985, and Directive 2001/95/EC of December 3, 2001.
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Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In 2016, the Plaintiff initiated court proceedings against a major German online retailer
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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')...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The German Federal Cartel Office ("FCO") has launched a sector inquiry into "online price comparison websites."
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