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The ‘New Deal for Consumers’ – better consumer protection within the EU

On 11 April 2018, the European Commission adopted the New Deal for Consumers – a package composed of two proposals for Directives and a Communication.The proposed Directives concern: (i) representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers, and the repeal of the Injunctions Directive; and (ii) amendments to the Unfair Contract Terms Directive, Price Indications Directive, Unfair Commercial Practices Directive and the Consumer Rights Directive.Whilst the first proposal is aimed at improving the tools to stop illegal practices and facilitate redress for consumers, the second is aimed at improving enforcement and modernising EU consumer legislation in light…
Annalies Muscat
17th April 2018
Corporate & Commercial

The ‘New Deal for Consumers’ – better consumer protection within the EU

On 11 April 2018, the European Commission adopted the New Deal for Consumers – a package composed of two proposals for Directives and a Communication.The proposed Directives concern: (i) representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers, and the repeal of the Injunctions Directive; and (ii) amendments to the Unfair Contract Terms Directive, Price Indications Directive, Unfair Commercial Practices Directive and the Consumer Rights Directive.Whilst the first proposal is aimed at improving the tools to stop illegal practices and facilitate redress for consumers, the second is aimed at improving enforcement and modernising EU consumer legislation in light…
Annalies Muscat
17th April 2018
Corporate & Commercial

The ‘New Deal for Consumers’ – better consumer protection within the EU

On 11 April 2018, the European Commission adopted the New Deal for Consumers – a package composed of two proposals for Directives and a Communication.The proposed Directives concern: (i) representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers, and the repeal of the Injunctions Directive; and (ii) amendments to the Unfair Contract Terms Directive, Price Indications Directive, Unfair Commercial Practices Directive and the Consumer Rights Directive.Whilst the first proposal is aimed at improving the tools to stop illegal practices and facilitate redress for consumers, the second is aimed at improving enforcement and modernising EU consumer legislation in light…
Annalies Muscat
17th April 2018