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Court of Justice rules on UCPD (Europamur Alimentación v Dirección General de Comercio y Protección del Consumidor de la Comunidad Autónoma de la Región de Murcia)

Published on: 20 October 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court of Justice rules on UCPD (Europamur Alimentación v Dirección General de Comercio y Protección del Consumidor de la Comunidad Autónoma de la Región de Murcia)
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Article summary

Commercial analysis: the Court of Justice has ruled on the interpretation of the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive 2005/29/EC (UCPD) in the context of proceedings concerning the legality of an administrative penalty imposed on Europamur due to an infringement of the prohibition on selling at a loss laid down by Spanish legislation relating to retail commerce. The Court of Justice confirmed that the UCPD is a maximum harmonisation instrument and that Member States cannot impose stricter legislation, even to protect consumers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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