- The advent of pan-European consumer protection in the digital age
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- What are the practical implications?
- What are the key changes being proposed?
- Would the introduction of these proposals be a desirable development?
- How successful will it be in doing so?
- Are there any possible drawbacks to the changes? Are the measures practical and capable of being effectively implemented and enforced?
- What impact could the changes have on practitioners? What should practitioners be mindful of when advising clients in this area?
- Any best practice tips?
Corporate Crime analysis: The European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee (IMCO) has approved proposals to strengthen consumer protection in the digital age. Sarah Pearce, partner at Cooley (UK) LLP, considers the practicality of the measures and suggests that practitioners need to be cognisant of the emergence of consumer protection as a pan-European matter in the world of e-commerce.
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