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When consumers have a problem with a trader regarding a product or service they bought, they can settle their dispute out-of-court through an Alternative ... last modified 28 March 2017, 23:07 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Expert comment on inefficient vacuum cleaners being banned by the EU
Frederik Dahlmann, of Warwick Business School, Assistant Professor of Global Energy, a researcher into the low carbon economy, comments on inefficient vacuum ... last modified 06 September 2017, 23:42 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
The European Commission has adopted a new four-year strategy (2012-2015) that aims to further improve the welfare of animals in the European Union. last modified 19 January 2012, 17:14 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Animal Welfare Strategy 2012-2015 - guide
The European Commission has adopted a new four-year strategy (2012-2015) that aims to further improve the welfare of animals in the European Union. last modified 19 January 2012, 17:32 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
MEPs suggest amendments to the Directive on falsified medicines
The European Parliament's Internal Market Committee published yesterday an Opinion suggesting improvements to the Directive on medicinal products, as regards ... last modified 07 April 2010, 09:58 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
European Parliament basic bank account vote - a life-belt for millions of consumers
The European Parliament today voted for binding European rules to make basic payment accounts available to all EU consumers. These should offer most basic ... last modified 04 July 2012, 18:47 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Consumer protection in financial services - Insurance Mediation Directive (IMD) Revision
The European Commission has presented a legislative package that raises standards in financial services and removes loopholes for the benefit of consumers. ... last modified 05 July 2012, 12:27 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Euro-MPs back new compensation rights for bus, coach and boat travellers
European bus, coach and boat passengers would have the same compensation rights as air passengers under proposals put forward by the European Parliament's ... last modified 02 June 2010, 16:56 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
CASELEX:EU:2003:187 - European Court of Justice, European Union Consumer Protection Law, ICT And Media Law
European Court of Justice, European Union Consumer Protection Law, ICT And Media Law last modified 02 May 2010, 16:08 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
Mobile roaming surcharges in EU to end by summer
The last hurdle on the way to ending retail 'roaming' surcharges, scheduled for 15 June 2017, was cleared Thursday as the European Parliament voted for the ... last modified 08 April 2017, 23:01 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
New EU roaming price caps from July 1
Phone calls, SMS texts and data usage costs when roaming within the EU will be further axed from July 1. last modified 26 June 2013, 17:15 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
The Digital Agenda is Europe's strategy for a flourishing digital economy by 2020. It outlines policies and actions to maximise the benefit of the Digital ... last modified 25 March 2015, 19:59 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Food from cloned animals: consumers left in the dark - BEUC
Despite European consumers having no appetite for food from cloned animals or their offspring, they might be eating it unawares. Today’s European Commission ... last modified 19 December 2013, 21:10 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
The European Consumer Centres work together to analyse consumer issues in Europe, based on the complaints they handle in the national centres. Every year, ... last modified 19 March 2013, 15:57 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
The European Commission is asking the public how best to reduce the use of plastic carrier bags. It will ask if charging and taxation would be effective, or if ... last modified 18 May 2011, 22:40 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
European Energy Consumers' Charter: Q&A on the opening of the EU energy markets
Four days after the full opening of the EU energy markets on 1 July 2007, the European Commission launched a process that will eventually lead to the adoption ... last modified 05 July 2007, 14:23 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU Contract law - MEPs on the wrong track
The European Parliament votes this week Wednesday 8 on a report by MEP Diana Wallis (UK) supporting the European Commission’s proposal for a European contract ... last modified 06 June 2011, 16:22 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
End of mobile roaming charges in the EU
EU roaming charges no longer apply from 15 June 2017, meaning Europeans who travel within the EU will be able to call, text and connect on their mobile devices ... last modified 14 June 2017, 22:40 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
EU presents plans to repair car testing
The European Commission presented its plans on 27 January for overhauling the framework to approve cars in the European Union. last modified 27 January 2016, 17:51 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
Payment Services Directive
The European Parliament adopted on 8 October a European Commission proposal to create safer and more innovative European payments. The new rules will protect ... last modified 08 October 2015, 15:37 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
"New Deal for Europe's Energy Consumers" sees light of day
Helping consumers to get a better energy deal is the core of a number of initiatives announced by the European Commission today. This New Deal outlines the way ... last modified 16 July 2015, 00:09 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
No home run for home loans (BEUC)
The European Parliament voted today to adopt first-time, Europe-wide laws protecting people taking home loans. last modified 11 September 2013, 20:29 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
ANEC Brochure: What we do for you
Few people are interested in technical standardisation and even fewer have heard of ANEC. Yet, although standardisation may not seem at all sexy at first ... last modified 03 February 2014, 18:30 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Energy Labelling Directive - Briefing
The European Parliament today adopted the Energy Labelling Directive, a recast of the existing Labelling Directive which introduced the energy label for ... last modified 20 May 2010, 00:41 CET — filed under: , , , , — Relevance: 1%
Bank proposal on current account fee transparency - bold announcement, zero substance
BEUC, the European Consumers’ Organisation, rejects EBIC’s (European Bank Industry Committee) plans to self-regulate the transparency and comparability of ... last modified 21 November 2011, 15:53 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
Window covering cords can KILL
The OECD Global Awareness Campaign on Window Covering Cord Safety runs from 23 to 30 June. ANEC joins OECD in wanting to ensure parents are aware of the risks ... last modified 23 June 2016, 16:18 CET — filed under: — Relevance: 1%
Consumer protection law - CASELEX:EU:2009:151
Directive 85/374/EEC – Liability for defective products – Articles 3 and 11 – Mistake in the classification of ‘producer’ – Judicial proceedings – Application ... last modified 03 February 2010, 09:21 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
European Commission DG Health and Consumers Contacts
Contacts of the European Commission Directorate-General for Health and Consumers. last modified 21 January 2010, 12:46 CET — filed under: , , , — Relevance: 1%
New restrictions on use of preservatives in cosmetic products
The European Commission on 29 September further strengthened the protection of consumers, in particular babies and young children. It adopted two measures ... last modified 29 September 2014, 21:39 CET — filed under: , — Relevance: 1%
EU set to clamp down on online scams
EU ministers agreed Monday a general approach to strengthen cooperation between national authorities responsible for the enforcement of consumer protection ... last modified 21 February 2017, 13:47 CET — filed under: , , — Relevance: 1%
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