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Draft Consumer Rights Bill: introduced into Parliament

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2014

We have previously reported on the proposed Consumer Rights Bill (the Bill) which is intended to significantly reform consumer law in the UK

E-commerce: consumer information: hyperlink inadequate

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • December 31 2012

E-commerce websites that do not provide access to information set out in Directive 977 relating to consumer protection in respect of distance contracts

Misleading commercial practice

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • March 1 2012

In this decision, the Commercial Chamber provides useful details regarding acts constituting misleading commercial practices

Doing business through social media: much to gain, but a lot to lose

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Global
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  • January 4 2012

Most companies, whether multinational corporations or smaller entities, now recognise the benefits of social media in doing business

Decree sets out requirements for sending registered mail by electronic means

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
  • -
  • April 18 2011

Pursuant to article 1369-8 of the French Civil Code, as implemented by the Ordinance n 2005-674 of June 16, 2005, "registered mail relating to the conclusion or performance of a contract may be sent by electronic mail provided that this mail is dispatched by a third person according to a process which allows the identification of that third person, to designate the sender, to ensure the identity of the addressee and to establish whether the letter has been delivered or not to the addressee"

New e-business rules: publication of corporate acts on a company's website

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • March 16 2011

Royal Decree-Law 132010, in force since 3 December 2010, has modified the Companies Law (Ley de Sociedades de Capital) for companies to reduce administrative burdens and costs of advertising and processing related to certain corporate acts

Online retailer offers remedies for misleading statements

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • May 5 2010

An Australian online retailer of computer equipment, Mwave, has amended its website and warranty terms based on concerns raised by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) regarding false and misleading statements on its website regarding consumer's rights

Mandatory information on companies' websites

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Italy
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  • February 1 2010

Section 42 of Law No 88 of 7 July 2009, as implemented by Italy Directive 2003-58-CEE, amends Council Directive 68151EEC concerning disclosure requirements in respect of certain types of company

Federal Trade Commission takes first action under US-EU Safe Harbor Privacy Framework

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • September 28 2009

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has taken its first enforcement action pursuant to the US-EU Safe Harbor Privacy Framework (Safe Harbor