EU Adopts Plan To Strengthen Consumer Protection Rules

Law360, New York (May 22, 2012, 8:39 PM EDT) -- The European Commission on Tuesday unveiled a strategy to enhance consumer confidence by modernizing and stepping up enforcement of regulations that combat unsafe products and misleading advertising in the food, energy, transportation, financial and digital sectors.

During the past 50 years, the European Union has enacted a “robust set of policies and rules” to provide “a high level of protection” for consumers, including overarching product safety legislation that prevents unsafe products from reaching consumers, consumer laws that set an EU-wide framework for combating unfair commercial practices...
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