Monthly Archives: February 2020

What is the situation after Brexit? Are there any changes for consumers?

Last updated on February 26th, 2020 at 06:55 am

What is the situation after Brexit? Are there any changes for consumers?Wednesday 29 January 2020, the European Parliament approved the ‘Withdrawal Agreement’ of the United Kingdom by 621 votes in favour, 49 against and 13 abstentions. Friday 31 January was the last day for the United Kingdom as Member of the European Union.From 1 February […]

Online shopping: Commission and Consumer Protection authorities urge traders to bring information policy in line with EU law

Last updated on February 26th, 2020 at 07:05 am

Press release – 31 January 2020BrusselsToday, the European Commission is publishing the results of an EU-wide screening (“sweep”) of nearly 500 e-shops selling clothing and footwear, furniture and household items, and electric appliances. This sweep was carried out by consumer protection authorities of 27 countries under the coordination of the Commission. The findings reveal that […]

European Commission 2020 Work Programme: An ambitious roadmap for a Union that strives for more

Last updated on February 26th, 2020 at 07:06 am

Press release – 29 January 2020Brussels Today the European Commission adopted its 2020 Work Programme. It sets out the actions the Commission will take in 2020 to turn the Political Guidelines of President von der Leyen into tangible benefits for European citizens, businesses and society. The driving force behind this first Work Programme is to successfully […]