CASE COMMENTS: RESTRICTIVE PRACTICES - DIRECTIVE 2005/29/EC — CONSUMER PROTECTION - COMPLETE HARMONISATION

Consumer protection : The Court of Justice of the European Union firmly recalls the scope of unfair commercial practices directive and condemns Belgium for keeping a law on the rebates ads and itinerant activities, incompatible with the directive (Commission / Belgium)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Unsurprisingly, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) recalled on 10 July that the rule it keeps hammering home, according to which Member States must not prohibit by operation of law practices not listed in Annex I of Directive 2005/29/EC, known as "unfair commercial practices" (Directive of 11 May 2015 concerning unfair commercial practices towards consumers (2005/291EC)), also applies to announcements of price reductions. This judgment also recalls the conditions under which Member States are authorised to apply national provisions which are more restrictive than those of the Directive. Finally, concerning the scope of application of the Directive, the

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Authors

Quotation

Jean-Louis Fourgoux, Marine Dantec, Consumer protection : The Court of Justice of the European Union firmly recalls the scope of unfair commercial practices directive and condemns Belgium for keeping a law on the rebates ads and itinerant activities, incompatible with the directive (Commission / Belgium), 10 July 2014, Concurrences N° 4-2014, Art. N° 69895, pp. 159-160

Visites 221

All reviews