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Consumer protection – what’s new and why now?

Consumer protection – what’s new and why now?

Regulation (EU) 2017/2349 introduced significant changes in the way national authorities cooperate in the field of consumer protection, as well as their power to take down internet content, and, in some instances, shut down websites. So for what kind of infringements do the new rules entitle national authorities to take action? These are: 1. In...

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Consumer Protection Commission – the new Lord of the Web?

Consumer Protection Commission – the new Lord of the Web?

The Consumer Protection Commission (CPC)’s authorities have been extended when it comes to illegal content on the Internet. This became possible after the amendments to the Consumer Protection Act (CPA), in force from 14.02.2020, which supplement the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2017/2394 on cooperation between national authorities responsible for...

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15th March: World Consumer Rights Day

15th March: World Consumer Rights Day

8 or ∞ Fifty-four years ago (15.03.1963г.) on this day consumers rights was mentioned for the first time in the famous speech of John F. Kennedy in which he extolled four basic consumer rights, later called the Consumer Bill of Rights. The “four basic consumer rights” are: 1. The right to safety 2. The right to information 3. The right...

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Extended consumers protection in the EU

Extended consumers protection in the EU

With the entry into force on 13.06.2014 of the new European Directive on consumer rights ( Directive 2011/83/EU), the consumers shopping online enjoy a higher level of protection. The Directive introduces stricter requirements on traders and suppliers in order to reduce the fraud cases against the consumers. The main changes introduced with t...

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