International Developments in Consumer Financial Services Law 2007-2008
Gregory M. Duhl
William Mitchell College of Law
Business Lawyer, Vol. 64, 2009
William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-07
This Survey reviews international consumer financial services law developments in 2007 and 2008 (through August 15, 2008) in the areas of payment systems, the European Convention of Human Rights, insolvency laws, and consumer privacy. This review makes the contrast between the European and U.S. approaches to consumer regulation apparent, in particular the EU preference for direct regulation as compared to the tradition of private remedies in the United States.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 15
Keywords: consumer financial services law, European Union, European Commission, European Convention on Human Rights, Single Euro Payments Area, payment systems, interchange fees, mobile payments, data security breach laws, spyware
Date posted: February 2, 2010
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