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Commission Reports On Implementation Of Collective Redress Recommendations At National Level
The Report canvasses the extent to which those principles and recommendations have been incorporated into national law by Member States.
European Union
6 Mar 2018
United Kingdom- CAT Dismisses Second Ever UK Consumer Class Action Against Mastercard At Preliminary Stage
On 21 July 2017, the UK's Competition Appeal Tribunal ("CAT") dismissed an application for certification of the second ‘opt-out' collective proceedings to be brought in the UK.
European Union
13 Sep 2017
ECJ Clarifies Consumer Protection Rules Relating To Sale Of Consumer Goods And Associated Guarantees
The request was made in the context of a dispute between Ms Froukje Faber and a garage called Autobedrijf Hazet Ochten BV.
European Union
6 Aug 2015
New UK Consumer Rights Act Has Implications For Private Damages Actions In Competition Law
The CRA introduces new procedures for collective actions and collective settlement, as well as a redress scheme.
19 May 2015
ECJ Further Strengthens Protection Of Consumers When Booking Flights Online
On 15 January 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("ECJ") further strengthened the protection of consumers when booking flights online.
European Union
5 Feb 2015
Standard-Form Contracts For Legal Services Between Lawyers And Consumers Must Comply With Directive On Unfair Terms In Consumer Contracts
The ECJ was asked to rule on preliminary questions submitted by the Lithuanian Supreme Court in the context of a dispute between Ms `iba and her former lawyer, Mr Devėnas.
European Union
5 Feb 2015
European Commission Urges Car Rental Companies To Stop Using Discriminatory Practices Against Consumers
On 11 August 2014, the European Commission made public a letter that it had sent on 23 July 2014 to six international car rental companies operating in all EU Member States.
European Union
19 Sep 2014
App Industry Proposes Changes To Accommodate Consumer Concerns Regarding Online Games Apps
The European Commission reported on the changes that Internet platform providers Apple and Google have proposed in response to consumer law problems.
European Union
19 Sep 2014
ECJ Finds Belgium Failed To Correctly Implement Provisions Of Unfair Commercial Practices Directive
Moreover, the ECJ indicated that even settled case-law of a Member State cannot achieve the clarity and precision needed to satisfy the requirement of legal certainty.
European Union
21 Aug 2014
Consumer Law - European Parliament Approves Amendments To Draft Consumer Rights Directive
On 24 March 2011, the European Parliament approved in plenary session a series of amendments to the draft Directive on Consumer Rights (the "Directive") (See, this Newsletter, Volume 2008, No. 10, p. 4 and Volume 2011, No. 1, p. 5).
9 May 2011
Bill Introduced in Parliament to Combat Misleading Business Directories
On 30 November 2010, Ms Liesbeth Van der Auwera of the Flemish Christian-Democratic Party (CD&V) introduced a Bill in the Chamber of Representatives to amend the Law of 6 April 2010 on Market Practices and Consumer Protection (the "Law") in view of combating misleading business directories
31 Jan 2011
EU Court of Justice Clarifies Rules on Jurisdiction in Relation to Services Offered on Internet to Consumers
On 7 December 2010, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the "ECJ") delivered a judgment in response to two references for a preliminary ruling lodged by the Austrian Supreme Court with regard to the interpretation of Articles 15(1)(c) and 15(3) of Council Regulation 44/2001 of 22 December 2000 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (the so-called "Brussels I Regulation").
13 Jan 2011
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