Consumer Law

Recovery of parking fines against tourists

Article Date: 17-07-2017
Typology: Case Law Tags: fines parking fines tourists

The fact were the following. Pula Parking, a company owned by the town of Pula (Croatia), carries out, pursuant to a decision of the mayor of that town, the administration, supervision, maintenance and cleaning of the public parking spaces of that town, the collection of parking fees and other related tasks. In 2010, Mr Tederahn, who is domiciled in Germany, parked his vehicle in a public parking space of the town of Pula. Pula Parking issued Mr Tederahn with a parking ticket. As prov... [Read All]

Compensation for crime victims. EC: Italian implementation of rules is insufficient

European Commission's October infringements package: reasoned opinion
Article Date: 17-10-2013 - Compensation - Crime - European Commission - Implementation - Italy - Rules Victim

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 17 October 2013 Justice: Insufficient implementation of rules on compensation for crime victims in Italy The Commission has today issued a reasoned opinion to It...

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ECHR's jurisdiction going towards extension to advisory opinions on legal questions

Protocol No. 16 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms
Article Date: 02-10-2013 - Advisory opinions - Convention - ECHR - Fundamental rights - Legal questions Protocol

Protocol No. 16 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms Strasbourg, 2.X.2013 European Court of Human Rights Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH) Exp...

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The Data Retention directive

Directive 2006/24/EC
Article Date: 15-03-2006 Intellectual Property

Directive 2006/24/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2006 on the retention of data generated or processed in connection with the provision of publicly available electronic ...

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The first year of the ODR platform

Article Date: 10-07-2017 - Consumer - consumer law - Disputes European Commission

The European Commission released on 24 March 2017 a press statement on the 1st year of the European ODR platform. According to it, in this “first year, over 24 000 consumer complaints were lodge...

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The 2017 EU Justice Scoreboard

Article Date: 26-06-2017 - Consumer - European Union Justice

The European Commission published in April 2017 the 2017 EU Justice Scoreboard, which gives a comparative overview of the efficiency, quality and independence of justice systems in the EU Member State...

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The 2016 UK Competition and Markets Authority’s study into the legal services sector

Article Date: 06-03-2017 - Competition - Consumer legal services

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) completed a year-long study into the legal services sector, which is worth around £11–£12 billion a year. It is important to note that ...

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Perspectives for European Consumer Law: Towards a Directive on Consumer Rights and Beyond

by: Hans Schulte-Nolke
Article Date: 12-07-2012 Consumer

Paperback: 183 pages Publisher: Sellier European Law Publishers (20 April 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 3866531311 ISBN-13: 978-3866531314 Product Dimensions: 2...

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On mandatory mediation

Article Date: 02-05-2017 - bank - creditor Mediation

Advocate General Saugmandsgaard Øe delivered its opinion in case C 75/16 (Livio Menini, Maria Antonia Rampanelli v Banco Popolare — Società Cooperativa), which is about Directive 2...

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The CJEU on Article 5.3 Brussels I

Article Date: 30-01-2017 - Consumer consumer law

The Court of justice delivered on 21 December 2016 its judgment in case C‑618/15 (Concurrence SARL v Samsung Electronics France SAS, Amazon Services Europe Sàrl). The facts are the following....

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Credit agreements and Directive 93/13 on unfair terms in consumer contracts

Article Date: 27-06-2016 - Consumer - Unfair Unfair clauses

The Court of Justice delivered on 21 April 2016 its judgment in case C‑377/14, Ernst Georg Radlinger, Helena Radlingerová v Finway a.s., which is notably about Council Directive 93/13/EEC of ...

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Post Date: 05-09-2013 - Article Date: 02-09-2013
The government has announced the national minimum wage rates which will take effect on 1 October 2013. It accepted most of the recommendations of the Low Pay Commission (LPC) with one exception; the LPC had recommended freezing the apprenticeship rate at £2.65 an hour, but the government has ... [Read All] - Comments (0)
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Post Date: 16-02-2015 - Article Date: 16-02-2015
In a recent case, AmTrust Europe Ltd v Trust Risk Group SpA [2014] EWHC 4169 (Comm) (10 December 2014), the Commercial Court considered whether the English court had jurisdiction to grant an injunction in circumstances where the parties had entered into a number of agreements with conflicting jurisd... [Read All] - Comments (0)
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Post Date: 27-09-2012 - Article Date: 22-08-2012
  As it was before, the “composition with creditors” (art. 160, Italian Bankruptcy Act) helped too little the insolvent entrpreneurs. Not to mention the “restructuring agreements” (art. 182bis, I.B.A.). The tools provided by the legislator between 2005 and 2006, were am... [Read All] - Comments (0)

International and European Consumer Law Summer School 2014

Article Date: 14-07-2014 - Consumer - consumer law summer school

From 14th to 18th July 2014 we will hold our annual “Bayreuth International Summer School” with 8 courses in a variety of subject areas. Those courses reflecting the universities profile f...

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The Proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation

Trier, 20 September 2012 – 21 September 2012
Article Date: 23-08-2012 Consumer

Objective   This seminar will provide participants with in-depth knowledge of the most important changes expected to be introduced by the EU General Data Protection Regulation.   ...

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Annual Conference on European Consumer Law 2012

Trier, 25 October 2012 - 26 October 2012
Article Date: 12-07-2012 Consumer

Objective   This annual conference will analyse the current state of EU consumer protection law and the most important recent EU initiatives in this field.   Key topics The...

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