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In the first episode of our Digital Commerce, Marketing and Advertising Series, London Partners Helen Brown and Julia Hemmings are joined by Lauren McGuirl, Director of Commercial Disputes at CEDR, to talk about the forthcoming P2B Regulation, that comes into force on July 12, 2020. We take a look at: the implications for platforms and the businesses who rely on them the threshold questions – which arrangements does the regulation apply to? the dispute resolution curve -…

The European Commission’s New Deal for Consumers will apply to traders that target consumers in the EU from 28 May 2022. Organisations impacted by the New Deal have two years to get into shape – which is advisable, because the New Deal empowers regulators across the EU to impose GDPR-style fines for breaches of consumer legislation. Like the GDPR before it, the changes will affect most functions within businesses affected by the New Deal. Organisations…

A key part of the EU’s New Deal for Consumers entered into force on January 7, 2020: the Omnibus Directive, which strengthens consumer rights through enhanced enforcement measures and increased transparency requirements. The headline changes introduced by the new Directive are: GDPR-style penalties.A requirement for increased transparency online, in particular for search result rankings and personalized pricing.The extension of consumer rights to “free” digital content and services. EU Member States have two years to transpose…