E-commerce: making online shopping safer for consumers – Commission Notice on the market surveillance of products sold online (C/2017/5200)

E-commerce: making online shopping safer for consumers  Commission Notice on the market surveillance of products sold online (C/2017/5200) The internet has changed how consumers shop and businesses advertise and sell their goods and services. E-commerce enables consumers and businesses to interact differently and increases consumer welfare because of lower online prices and greater choice (1). … Continue reading E-commerce: making online shopping safer for consumers – Commission Notice on the market surveillance of products sold online (C/2017/5200)

EPRS – Towards new rules on sales and digital content Analysis of the key issues

EPRS | European Parliamentary Research Service In 2015, the Commission presented two proposals for directives: on the online sale of goods to consumers, and on the supply of digital content to consumers. The legal basis for the proposals is Article 114 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), which empowers the … Continue reading EPRS – Towards new rules on sales and digital content Analysis of the key issues