Solving Consumer Disputes after a 'no deal' Brexit – Changes to your T&C's

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2019/global/solving-consumer-disputes-after-a-no-deal-brexit

As part of the Government's efforts to help businesses prepare for the possibility of the UK exiting the European Union without a deal on 31st October 2019 it has recently published a paper entitled Consumer rights and businesses: changes after Brexit. The ...

17 September 2019

ECJ Decision: The end of the Germany’s darling SEPA direct debit?

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2019/germany/eugh-urteil-das-ende-der-lastschrift

The ECJ ruled on 5 September 2019 (Case C-28/18) that the acceptance of payments via SEPA direct debit by companies shall not be made conditional to the customer's place of residence.

13 September 2019

Digital market place regulatory environment in flux: What the Amazon decision can tell us about France’s regulatory environment for P2B players

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2019/global/digital-market-place-regulatory-environment-in-flux

In its judgment produced on the 2 September, the commercial court of Paris considered that a dozen clauses of the general terms and conditions of use imposed by Amazon on its partners to be particularly imbalanced, and that they therefore did not comply with ...

05 September 2019

New EU judgement: Employees who show support to discriminated job applicants is also protected against discrimination pursuant to the rules on victimising

http://www.twobirds.com/en/disputes-plus/shared/articles/2019/denmark/ny-eu-dom-medarbejdere-som-udviser-stoette-til-forskelsbehandlede-jobansoegere-er-ogsaa-beskyttet

The European Court of Justice has stated that employees who have knowledge about colleagues or job applicants being discriminated and in this connection support these colleagues or job applicants are protected against discrimination pursuant to the rules on ...

02 September 2019

Will the proposed modernisation of the ECT clip the wings of European investor-state arbitration?

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The proposed modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) received an important boost on 15 July 2019. The EU Foreign Affairs Council, together with the Member States who are parties to the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), has given a mandate to the European ...

01 August 2019