INTERVIEW: CONSUMER LAW - ECONOMY - COMPETITIVITY

Benoît Hamon (French National Assembly): A more effective consumer law for a more competitive economy

Interview conducted by Nicolas Charbit, Editor in chief, Concurrences.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. 1. In June, you will be defending a long-awaited consumer bill before the National Assembly. What is the general philosophy of this text? The main objective of this text is to make consumer law more effective. It focuses in particular on defining the means of guaranteeing consumers that the rights granted to them will actually be applied and that, in the event of infringements, they can effectively obtain compensation for the damage suffered individually. This naturally involves adapting the means of legal action, but also improving the effectiveness of the means of action of the administrative authority responsible for consumer protection, the DGCCRF.

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  • French National Assembly (Paris)
  • Concurrences (Paris)

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Benoît Hamon, Nicolas Charbit, Benoît Hamon (French National Assembly): A more effective consumer law for a more competitive economy, May 2013, Concurrences N° 2-2013, Art. N° 52034, pp. 7-11

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