62 Retailers Warned About E-Commerce Disclosures

Law360, New York (October 12, 2012, 7:40 PM EDT) -- The U.K. Office of Fair Trading on Friday pushed 62 major online retailers to make changes to their business practices to remedy violations of consumer protection laws that govern electronic transactions, threatening to take enforcement action against those that don't comply.

In letters to these retailers, the regulator revealed that a recent sweep of 156 websites found that many companies were not in full compliance with the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 and other consumer protection laws that lay out the rights of consumers and...
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