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Proposal Of The European Parliament And Of The Council For A Regulation On Promoting Fairness And Transparency For Business Users Of Online Intermediation Services
Many businesses sell goods and services through online platforms such as Booking.com, Google or Amazon and depend on them to find potential business partners, reach consumers and conclude contract).
Austria
4 Mar 2019
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New Deal For Consumers - A Proposal To Strengthen Collective Redress
The European Commission has just published its comprehensive proposal for the so-called "New Deal for Consumers", which aims to strengthen EU consumer rights and enforcement.
European Union
23 Apr 2018
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Competition Authority Adopts New Approach To Gathering Electronic Evidence During Dawn Raids
The Office for Competition and Consumer Protection carried out dawn raids at premises of companies operating in the fitness sector.
Poland
25 Oct 2017
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The Czech Republic Joins Other European Countries In Regulating The Sale And Advertising Of Unhealthy Food To Schoolchildren
From January 2017, selling and/or advertising chips, soft drinks or mayonnaise-filled sandwiches to children in schools will be illegal.
Czech Republic
13 Dec 2016
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New Rules On Labelling Products That Use Frozen Food In The Preparation Process
As of 20 October 2016, new legal provisions are in place in Romania setting out how consumers should be informed of products that use frozen foods in their preparation.
Romania
9 Nov 2016
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HCA And NIPN Conclude Cooperation Agreement For Pharmaceutical Consumer Protection Cases
Pharmaceutical companies and other healthcare suppliers have always been of special interest to the Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) due to the associated public health concerns.
Hungary
25 Aug 2016
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Traders' Obligations Under The New Consumers Protection Act
The Act implemented provisions of the EU Directive on Consumer Rights of 25 October 2011 (2011/83/EU) and abolished the previously binding Polish act on the protection on certain consumers' rights and dangerous products.
Poland
21 May 2015
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Shops Shall Close On Sunday – Against All International Trends
On 15 December 2014, the Hungarian Parliament voted for the Sunday closure of shops as of 15 March 2015. This closure will apply to grocery, clothing, DIY, furniture, and electronics shops, as well as all other kinds of specialised retail stores.
Hungary
17 Dec 2014
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Bank vs. Consumer - Latest Legal Developments On Consumer Protection Of Bank Clients
Slovak Banks are currently subject to legislative restrictions and consumer claims, mainly for charges and arbitration clauses.
Slovakia
28 Jan 2014
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Arbitration Clauses In Consumer Contracts
Recently, there has been wide discussion on the admissibility of arbitration clauses in contracts concluded with a consumer.
Czech Republic
20 Sep 2012
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More Flexibility For Promotional Campaigns
In a series of recent decisions, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that national provisions laying down a general prohibition on sales with bonuses are precluded under the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive. The respective Austrian provision has been found as precluded by the Directive.
Austria
18 Feb 2011
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Austrian Supreme Court Decides on the Term "Consumer", also with Respect to Arbitration
In recent decisions the Supreme Court has established an economic approach to the qualification of shareholders as consumers or entrepreneurs for the purposes of Section 1 of the Consumer Protection Act.
Austria
20 Jan 2011
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Consumer Protection Measures In Retail Financing
Unhappy with being labelled the local scapegoats for the effects of the financial crisis, Hungarian banks and other retail financers have adopted a code of conduct to show goodwill towards distressed clients.
Hungary
16 Mar 2010
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