A New Deal for Consumers: a lot to think about for businesses – changes to EU consumer protection rules will come into force in 2022
Edward Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger
New laws to strengthen consumer protection have come into force and will apply across the EU from 28 May 2022. There is a focus on more transparency online, extending rights to “free” digital services and strong sanctions linked to annual turnover.
Product manufacturers risk a significant increase in European-style “class actions” if proposals to amend the draft “New Deal for Consumers” are adopted.
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