Global Expert Community: The sustainability and digitalisation imperatives shaping EU Consumer Law

In recent decades, the European Union has become a major driver behind the development of consumer law. It has managed to establish a kind of ‘consumer code’, even if the legislation does not appear under this label. this code is comprised of three ‘blocks’ of legislation. The first, composed of the modalities of contract conclusion, of the control of unfair terms and unfair commercial practices. The second is a special part which deals with particular types of consumer contracts – sales, consumer credit travel, time sharing and product liability. And the third deals with the enforcement of individual and collective consumer rights within the nation state and cross-border in the EU.


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Consumers are being left behind in our rapidly changing world. How will Global Congress 2023 change that?

The Global Congress will be held in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on 6-8 December 2023, although all sessions can also be attended virtually – simply register online on our event programme page. Here’s a preview of some of the discussions that will be taking place.