Consumer protection under the Brussels I bis and Rome I Regulations
Keywords:consumer protection, Brussels I bis Regulation, Rome I Regulation, jurisdiction, applicable law
The trend towards globalization and the completion of the European Union's internal market has also led to an increase in the incidence of relations with a foreign element in international trade. The topic of my paper is precisely consumer protection within the European Union under the limits of judicial cooperation, which is touched upon in the key Regulations – the Brussels I bis and Rome I Regulations. As the Covid-19 pandemic has led to an increase in online purchases, often from foreign shops, we consider this topic to be current. This paper will focus on consumer protection under selected Regulations. Based on the judgments of the Court of Justice of the European Union, we will deal with some of the more general provisions so as to be able to identify the scope of consumer protection under these Regulations in practice.
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