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Deroo-Blanquart v Sony Europe Ltd: ECJ 7 Sep 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Consumer protection – Unfair commercial practices – Directive 2005/29/EC – Articles 5 and 7 – Combined offer – Sale of a computer equipped with pre-installed software – Material information relating to the price – Misleading omission – Consumer unable to obtain the same model of computer not … Continue reading Deroo-Blanquart v Sony Europe Ltd: ECJ 7 Sep 2016

Nemzeti Fogyasztovedelmi Hatosag vUPC Magyarorszag (Judgment): ECJ 16 Apr 2015

ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Directive 2005/29/EC – Unfair commercial practices – Erroneous information provided by a telecommunications undertaking to one of its subscribers which has resulted in additional costs for the latter – Classification as a ‘misleading commercial practice C-388/13, [2015] EUECJ C-388/13, ECLI:EU:C:2015:225 Bailii Directive 2005/29/EC European, Consumer Updated: … Continue reading Nemzeti Fogyasztovedelmi Hatosag vUPC Magyarorszag (Judgment): ECJ 16 Apr 2015

Commission v Belgium: ECJ 10 Jul 2014

ECJ Judgment – Failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations – Consumer protection – Unfair commercial practices – Directive 2005/29/EC – Complete harmonisation – Exclusion of the professions, dentists and physiotherapists – Restriction or prohibition of certain types of itinerant trading activities Ilesic P C-421/12, [2014] EUECJ C-421/12 Bailii Directive 2005/29/EC European, Consumer Updated: … Continue reading Commission v Belgium: ECJ 10 Jul 2014

Rlvs Verlagsgesellschaft Mbh v Stuttgarter Wochenblatt Gmbh: ECJ 17 Oct 2013

ECJ Directive 2005/29/EC – Unfair commercial practices – Scope ratione personae – Misleading omissions in advertorials – Legislation of a Member State prohibiting any publication for remuneration not identified by the term ‘advertisement’ (‘Anzeige’) – Complete harmonisation – Stricter measures – Freedom of the press C-391/12, [2013] EUECJ C-391/12 Bailii Directive 2005/29/EC European Updated: 22 … Continue reading Rlvs Verlagsgesellschaft Mbh v Stuttgarter Wochenblatt Gmbh: ECJ 17 Oct 2013

Perenicova And Perenic: ECJ 15 Mar 2012

ECJ Consumer protection – Consumer credit agreement – Incorrect statement of annual percentage rate of charge – Effect of unfair commercial practices and unfair terms on the validity of the contract as a wholeHeld: ‘a finding that a commercial practice is unfair has no direct effect on whether the contract is valid from the point … Continue reading Perenicova And Perenic: ECJ 15 Mar 2012

BKK Mobil Oil Korperschaft Des Offentlichen Rechts v Zentrale Zur Bekampfung Unlauteren Wettbewerbs Ev: ECJ 4 Jul 2013

ECJ Consumer protection – Unfair commercial practices – Directive 2005/29/EC – Scope ratione personae – Misleading statements made by a sickness insurance fund established as a body governed by public law – Concept of ‘trader’ C-59/12, [2013] EUECJ C-59/12, [2013] EUECJ C-59/12 Bailii, Bailii Directive 2005/29/EC European, Consumer Updated: 15 November 2021; Ref: scu.512169

Konsumentombudsmannen KO v Ving Sverige: ECJ 3 Feb 2011

ECJ Consumer protection – Unfair commercial practices – Directive 2005/29/EC – Concept of invitation to purchase – Requirement of information related to the marketed product and its price to the consumer to make a purchase – Definition of characteristics Product – Specify a starting price in a commercial communication published in the press – Misleading … Continue reading Konsumentombudsmannen KO v Ving Sverige: ECJ 3 Feb 2011

Carrefour Hypermarches SAS v ITM Alimentaire International SASU: ECJ 8 Feb 2017

Misleading adverts in Europe (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Comparative advertising – Directive 2006/114/EC – Article 4 – Directive 2005/29/EC – Article 7 – Objective price comparison – Misleading omission – Advertising comparing the prices of goods sold in shops having different sizes or formats – Permissibility – Material information – Degree of … Continue reading Carrefour Hypermarches SAS v ITM Alimentaire International SASU: ECJ 8 Feb 2017

A And Centrale Adriatica v Autorita Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato: ECJ 19 Dec 2013

ECJ Request for a preliminary ruling – Consumer protection – Unfair business-to-consumer commercial practices – Directive 2005/29/EC – Article 6(1) – Concept of ‘misleading action’ – Cumulative nature of the conditions set out in the provision in question C-281/12, [2013] EUECJ C-281/12 Bailii Directive 2005/29/EC European European, Consumer Updated: 10 November 2021; Ref: scu.519493

McGuffick v The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc: ComC 6 Oct 2009

Requirements for Enforcing Consumer Loan Agreement The claimant challenged the validity of a loan agreement with his bank as a regulated consumer credit agreement. After default, the lender failed to satisfy a request for a copy of the agreement under section 77. The bank said that though it could not enforce the agreement, it remained … Continue reading McGuffick v The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc: ComC 6 Oct 2009

Purely Creative And Others v Office of Fair Trading: ECJ 18 Oct 2012

ECJ Directive 2005/29/EC – Unfair commercial practices – Practice of informing the consumer that he has won a prize and obliging him, in order to receive that prize, to incur a cost of whatever kind A Rosas R C-428/11, [2012] EUECJ C-428/11 Bailii Unfair Commercial Practices Directive 2005/29/EC 5, Directive 2005/29/EC European Citing: At first … Continue reading Purely Creative And Others v Office of Fair Trading: ECJ 18 Oct 2012

Citroen Belux Nv v Federatie Voor Verzekerings- En Financiele Tussenpersonen: ECJ 18 Jul 2013

ciroen_fvvECJ0713 ECJ Article 56 TFEU – Freedom to provide services – Directive 2005/29/EC – Unfair commercial practices – Consumer protection – Combined offers involving at least one financial service – Prohibition – Exceptions) A. Tizzano, P C-265/12, [2013] EUECJ C-265/12 Bailii Directive 2005/29/EC European, Consumer Updated: 01 November 2021; Ref: scu.513402

Canal Digital Danmark A?S: ECJ 26 Oct 2016

Misleading Advertising of Subscription Charges ECJ Judgment – Reference for a preliminary ruling – Unfair commercial practices – Directive 2005/29/EC – Articles 6 and 7 – Advertising relating to a satellite TV subscription – Subscription price including, in addition to the monthly subscription charge, a six-monthly charge for the card required for decoding emissions – … Continue reading Canal Digital Danmark A?S: ECJ 26 Oct 2016

Zentrale zur Bekampfung unlauteren Wettbewerbs eV v Plus Warenhandelsgesellschaft mbH: ECJ 14 Jan 2010

ECJ Directive 2005/29/EC – Unfair commercial practices – National legislation laying down a prohibition in principle of commercial practices which make the participation of consumers in a lottery conditional on the purchase of goods or the use of servicesArt 2(d) of Directive 2005/29: ‘gives a particularly wide definition to the concept of commercial practices: ‘any … Continue reading Zentrale zur Bekampfung unlauteren Wettbewerbs eV v Plus Warenhandelsgesellschaft mbH: ECJ 14 Jan 2010

Citroen Commerce GmbH v Zentralvereinigung des Kraftfahrzeuggewerbes zur Aufrechterhaltung lauteren Wettbewerbs eV: ECJ 7 Jul 2016

ECJ (Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Directives 98/6/EC and 2005/29/EC – Consumer protection – Advertisement containing an indication of price – Concepts of ‘offer’ and ‘price inclusive of taxes’ – Obligation to include in the price of a motor vehicle the additional costs necessarily incurred in connection with the transfer of the vehicle) … Continue reading Citroen Commerce GmbH v Zentralvereinigung des Kraftfahrzeuggewerbes zur Aufrechterhaltung lauteren Wettbewerbs eV: ECJ 7 Jul 2016