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Denmark
Envoy Global, Inc.
The government of Denmark announced a new Positive List for Higher Education and Positive List for Skilled Work for foreign nationals. The Positive List is a list of professions ...
European Union
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The Commission published its proposal for a GPSR in July last year.
Cooley LLP
The hotly-anticipated revision of the European Commission's Blue Guide has been published. Here's our take on why this matters to anyone involved in the manufacture, import or sale of products in the EU.
Finland
Castren & Snellman Attorneys
At the turn of the year, we discussed how the Consumer Protection Act (38/1978, as amended) is entering the digital age following the implementation of the EU's Sales of Goods Directive (2019/771)...
France
Haas Avocats
La protection accrue des consommateurs mène souvent les juridictions à reconnaître comme abusives certaines clauses contenues dans des conditions générales de vente.
Logan & Partners
If you are involved in e-Commerce in the EU, you have probably heard of the Omnibus Directive, which came into force on 7 January 2020.
Germany
Logan & Partners
The "subscription economy" has grown five to eight times faster than traditional businesses over the last decade, according to a report by Zuora,...
Hungary
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
In Hungary the Government recently issued a decree introducing extra profit taxes affecting several sectors, among others the aviation sector.
Ireland
Matheson
Consumer-facing businesses, particularly those operating in sectors which are subject to EU regulation, are bracing themselves for a potential increase in consumer litigation following...
Luxembourg
CMS Luxembourg
On 22 July 2022, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) published a notice to private consumers in the context of investment funds providing exposure to virtual assets...
Romania
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The numerous political, economic and social uncertainties of the last period, coupled with a significant increase in the prices of consumer goods, have led the Romanian Government to amend...
Spain
Logan & Partners
In our series on the implementation of the Omnibus Directive in Europe, we highlight how the major EU member states are implementing this New Deal for eConsumers...
Turkey
Esin Attorney Partnership
Milli Piyango İdaresi Genel Müdürlüğü Karşılığı Nakit Olmayan Piyangolar ve Çekilişler Hakkında Yönetmelikte Değişiklik Yapılmasına İlişkin Yönetmelik ("Yönetmelik") 16 Haziran 2022 tarihli Resmi Gazete'de yayımlandı.
Esin Attorney Partnership
The Regulation Amending the Regulation on Non-Cash Lotteries and Draws of the General Directorate of the National Lottery ("Regulation") was published in the Official Gazette dated 16 June 2022.
UK
Rahman Ravelli Solicitors
Dr. Angelika Hellweger of financial crime specialists Rahman Ravelli comments on the crackdown on products being misrepresented as "eco-friendly" in the fashion industry.
Gowling WLG
In July 2022, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published its final rules and policy statement, 'PS22/9: A new Consumer Duty'. The Consumer Duty sets higher and clearer...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On 29 July 2022, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) launched an investigation into three fashion firms over potentially misleading eco-friendly and sustainability claims about their products.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The FCA has published the final rules and guidance and accompanying non-Handbook guidance relating to the new Consumer Duty (the Duty).
Wrigleys Solicitors
Are students' unions seeing a rise in the number of student complaints.
1 Chancery Lane
The Covid-19 pandemic and the measures taken in response to it have revealed a number of fault lines in all areas of the law.
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