International Developments in Consumer Financial Services Law 2007-2008

15 Pages Posted: 2 Feb 2010

Abstract

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.

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

Suggested Citation

Duhl, Gregory M., International Developments in Consumer Financial Services Law 2007-2008. Business Lawyer, Vol. 64, 2009; William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-07. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1546090

Gregory M. Duhl (Contact Author)

William Mitchell College of Law ( email )

875 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105-3076
United States
(651) 290-6409 (Phone)

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