As mentioned in Giulio’s post some months ago, Italy implemented the EU Directive 2011/83 on consumer rights. The new provisions were added to the Italian Consumer Code, effective from 13 June 2014. Our team worked hard on...more
From 13 June 2014, the consumer rights landscape in Europe will change. The EU Consumer Rights Directive (2011/83/EU) (the “CRD”) was introduced in 2011 with the aim of harmonising and simplifying consumer protection...more
The French law on consumer rights, also referred to as the “Hamon law” (“loi Hamon”), was enacted on 17 March 2014.
The introduction of group actions is one of the main innovations of this law. Companies must now...more
The directive 2011/83/EU of 25 October 2011 relating to consumer rights (the "Directive") is to be implemented as of December 13, 2013 by Member States in national European jurisdictions, including French jurisdiction, and...more
Differing levels of consumer protection in the laws of the EU member states create barriers to cross-border trade, especially to Internet based distribution systems. These barriers affect likewise businesses and consumers....more
In This Issue:
From Flying Robots to Logistics Bliss: A Case Study; FCC’s New TCPA Rule; and Consumer Rights Set to Change in Europe.
Excerpt from From Flying Robots to Logistics Bliss: A Case Study -
The European Commission’s new European Consumer Agenda lays out a strategic plan for EU consumer policy until 2014. The Agenda identifies key measures to maximise consumer participation and trust in the Single European...more
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