Category: Consumer Rights

Collective re-dress: all talk and now trousers

Jamie Humphreys, Edward Turtle and Monica Mylordou

Product manufacturers risk a significant increase in European-style “class actions” if proposals to amend the draft “New Deal for Consumers” are adopted.

New Deal for Consumers; Raw Deal for Businesses?

Edward Turtle

European Commission proposes consumer rights of collective redress, more transparency online and strong sanctions linked to annual turnover.

EU starts discussion on further harmonisation of consumer protection laws

Jamie Humphreys and Carol Roberts

Proposals to ensure consistency in consumer protection across the EU were recently approved by a European Parliament Committee.