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Commission publishes report on the collective redress possibilities in EU Member States
On 26th of January 2018, the Commission has published a report looking at the progress made by Member States on the implementation of collective redress measures following the Commission’s 2013 Recommendation. The report shows that the availability of collective redress mechanisms as well as the implementation of safeguards against the potential abuse of such mechanisms […]
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Regional meeting “Collective Redress Mechanisms for Consumers in the EU and SEE”
Regional Meeting On 24th and 25th of January 2018, Regional meeting “Collective Redress Mechanisms for Consumers in the European Union and South East Europe” took place at the Hotel Marriot in Skopje. The meeting was co-organised by the ConWeb Network and SEELS Network and supported by GIZ Open Regional Fund for South East Europe-Legal Reform. […]
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Digital Competences for Consumers-a reference framework for education and consumer policy professionals
The Digital Competence Framework for Consumers is a reference framework for education and consumer policy professionals. It describes the competences consumers need to operate actively, safely and assertively in digital markets in terms of learning outcomes. It outlines 14 competences and gives examples of each competence in terms of knowledge, skills and attitudes. Digital marketplaces […]
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EU Survey of collective redress arrangements in the Member States
The European Commission is assessing how the Commission Recommendation of 11 June 2013 on common principles for injunctive and compensatory collective redress mechanisms in the Member States concerning violations of rights granted under Union Law is being implemented in practice. The Commission undertook to assess practical experience with implementing the Recommendation by 26 July 2017. […]
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Evaluation of the Consumer Rights Directive
The European Commission has completed the evaluation of the Consumer Rights Directive. The evaluation shows targeted legislative changes to address certain identified shortcomings of the Directives could be beneficial. For example, in light of recent developments in the digital economy, one such change could be enhancing the transparency of online platforms. Another could be introducing EU-level […]
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