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Clyde & Co
Proposed directive will offer consumers ‘new deal' on collective redress.
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 ...
Germany
Hogan Lovells
Once again there is a new attempt in Germany to introduce stricter requirements for food safety – despite the full harmonization approach in general EU food law.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On February 13, 2020, the German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection (BMJV) published a proposal to soften the regulatory requirements for influencers
Hogan Lovells
The Federal Government has drafted a bill to amend the German Act on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Consumer Matters (Gesetz über die alternative Streitbeilegung in Verbrauchersachen – Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz – "VSBG"), ...
ACTECON
The Court was of the opinion that the Bundeskartellamt's claims were off the mark on various fronts.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Fuelled by revelations consequent of the Volkswagen diesel emissions technology cases, the German legislator hastily introduced a new law on Model Declaratory Action (Musterfeststellungsklage).
SKW Schwarz
Im Online-Handel werden den Kunden üblicherweise mehrere alternative Zahlungsmethoden (Rechnungskauf, Lastschrift, Kreditkarte, PayPal usw.)
Hogan Lovells
So far you have probably only heard of blockchain in connection with financial transactions and Bitcoins
Hogan Lovells
But what is 3D-printing? Simply put, it is a machine that builds an object out of base materials by successively stacking thin layers of the materials in accordance
Mayer Brown
On 1 November 2018, a new legislation enabling model declaratory actions on behalf of consumers against companies came into force.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In 2016, the Plaintiff initiated court proceedings against a major German online retailer
Morrison & Foerster LLP
German consumers will be able to sue manufacturers and service providers by way of representative action starting on 1 November 2018
Jones Day
The Act becomes effective on November 1, 2018.
Jones Day
German law does not provide a means of collective redress for consumer claims.
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')...
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In the Court's view, the fact that a complex set of contractual T&Cs is only available in English language leads to the conclusion that the whole set of contractual T&Cs shall be deemed void...
Jones Day
On December 17, 2015, the German Parliament adopted legislation (source document in German) allowing civil claimants to enforce violations of data protection provisions protecting consumer rights.
Clyde & Co
Traditionally, collective actions have not been part of the civil law litigation landscape. However, the landscape for collective redress in Europe has evolved over the last few years...
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