Administrative and Judicial Enforcement in Consumer Protection: The Way Forward

EUI Working Papers LAW No. 2008/29

49 Pages Posted: 18 Dec 2008

See all articles by Fabrizio Cafaggi

Fabrizio Cafaggi

Independent

Hans‐W. Micklitz

European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW)

Date Written: November 1, 2008

Abstract

The paper analyses the relationship between administrative and judicial enforcement in Consumer Protection. It first sets out the European state of development with regard to injunctions, thereby focusing on the different models of the European group actions and the regulation of standing, as well as comparing ex post ante and ex post intervention. The second part reframes the European debate in the light of the US and Canadian experiences and formulates a whole set of policy options. In the final part we propose a set of policy recommendations that the Commission should consider in the process of reviewing the collective redress directive and more in general the European policies concerning collective redress.

Suggested Citation

Cafaggi, Fabrizio and Micklitz, Hans-W., Administrative and Judicial Enforcement in Consumer Protection: The Way Forward (November 1, 2008). EUI Working Papers LAW No. 2008/29. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1317342 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1317342

Fabrizio Cafaggi

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Hans-W. Micklitz (Contact Author)

European University Institute - Department of Law (LAW) ( email )

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I-50122 Firenze
Italy

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