14 February 2007

EU - European Commission will overhaul consumer law to boost e-commerce

(OUT-LAW News)
The European Commission will overhaul European contract law to make internet selling easier, more reliable and more efficient. The Commission has opened consultation on proposed changes that will affect eight EU Directives. The Commission will review all consumer contract law, which will involve a review of eight Directives. They are: the Unfair Contract Terms Directive and the Directive on Sale of Consumer Goods and Guarantees; the Distance Selling Directive; the Doorstep Selling Directive; the Package Travel Directive; the Timeshare Directive; the Directive on Injunctions; and the Price Indication Directive. See The consultation.