Consumer Protection

Consumer protection is the practice of safeguarding buyers of goods and services, and the public, against unfair practices in the marketplace. Consumer protection measures are often established by law. Such laws are intended to prevent businesses from engaging in fraud or specified unfair practices in order to gain an advantage over competitors or to mislead consumers. They may also provide additional protection for the general public which may be impacted by a product (or its production) even when they are not the direct purchaser or consumer of that product. For example, government regulations may require businesses to disclose detailed information …



SOMO: Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations · 27 March 2023 English

This paper aims to inform civil society in an accessible way about fintech-associated risks and harmful practices – current and future. It intends to stimulate debates about how to urgently …

for loans, less data tracking and more consumer protection. The investment industry services its more fintech regulation is to balance between consumer protection and support for innovation, operational investment, technological infrastructure, consumer protection, competition policy, communication, advertising

PollutionWatch · 22 March 2023 English

Recommendation 4: The funding model for the LEAP-EFA should be reviewed to ensure that funds for the program are not depleted before the end of the year in any area …

Programs………………………….. 22 ISSUE 5: Programs for Consumer Protection and Access to Information……………….. 27 Con conservation or efficiency programs, and (5) consumer protection and access to information. As a priority Energy Board: Electricity Oversight and Consumer Protection” (2022) at 31-35, online (pdf): Energy Board: Electricity Oversight and Consumer Protection” (2002), at 33-35, online: stove or a heat pump. ISSUE 5: Programs for Consumer Protection and Access to Information (1) Disconnection

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment · 22 March 2023 English

Acknowledgements The authors declare financial support from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the Foundation for International Law for the Environment and the Grantham Foundation for the Protection of …

facilitate sustainable capital allocation 25 3.3. Consumer protection legislation and climate-washing litigation financial service providers. • Reforms to consumer protection legislation, which may be invoked in the &occ=first&part=1&cid=3506978#ctx1 3.3. Consumer protection legislation and climate-washing litigation the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection within the European Parliament. The impetus context of reforms to finance, company law and consumer protection measures, litigation is more likely to target

World Bank Group · 22 March 2023 English

Mexico's existing Fintech Law contained general consumer protection provisions, this prior action mandated CONDUSEF Bank 2017 " Good Practices for Financial Consumer protection". These works recommended public disclosure of the ITFs for strengthening financial consumer protection. Given that this information is important

EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 22 March 2023 English

This study, commissioned by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the JURI Committee, analyses the implications of Brexit in relation to …

law and courts will continue to apply EU consumer protection law, and the consumer will be able to sue

World Bank Group · 22 March 2023 English

over commercial banks is strengthened, and consumer protection is improved in this new law. The Law regulates Supervision, etc. are members of the financial consumer protection system. The activity of non-bank financial-credit

The South Centre · 21 March 2023

The covered issues include how the TRIPS Agreement can be interpreted to implement its flexibilities, the use of competition law to promote access to medicines, the role of cooperation in …

the convergence of competition with the consumer protection system. It also discusses three relevant

ECIPE: European Centre for International Political Economy · 21 March 2023 English

Global Britain has not delivered according to the hopes expressed by supporters of leaving the EU. Trade with the rest of the world has not grown to make up for …

Intellectual Property, animal welfare, innovation, consumer protection, development, and gender equality, though

World Bank Group · 21 March 2023 English

access to safe drinking water, iii) Improved consumer protection and conflict resolution due to strengthened

IZA: Institute of Labor Economics · 21 March 2023

Moreover, in this case, NCCs may come in exchange for little or no compensation and not be the result of a negotiation of the worker with the employer but be …

Such measures are not new: the Italian consumer protection legislation contains similar provisions aimed

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