9th conference on aspects of European consumer law
Wednesday 14th, the European Consumer Centre Luxembourg held its 9th conference on aspects of European consumer law. This conference aims to bring consumer law practitioners up-to-date by providing an overview of the latest developments, legislative initiatives and case law in this field.
Various topics of European consumers were covered, such as drones & safety risk management, the development of repair practices, dark patterns, the future of metaverse, the legal framework for influencers, the digital and green transitions, the sustainable consumer behaviour and EU travel law. The inaugural speech was held by Mrs. Paulette Lenert, Minister for Consumer Protection in Luxembourg.
Participants had the option of taking part in face-to-face, at the Abbey of neimënster or online. Photos will be coming soon !
You can also dowload all the presentations below:
- « Travel law update » by Mr Nick Parkinson, Partner at Travlaw Legal Services Ltd United Kingdom
- « Dark Patterns: Don’t be manipulated » by Mrs Kirsten Thul-Kunsmann, Beraterin (Verbraucherzentrale Rheinland-Pfalz e.V., Beratungsstelle Trier – Germany)
- « The metaverse: The next big thing? Or not? » by Dr Carlo Duprel, Head of Technology Transfer Office (University of Luxembourg)
- « Content monetisation on social media: An introduction to influencer marketing practices and legal challenges » by Dr Catalina Goanta, Associate Professor (Utrecht University School of Law)
- « Platform governance through private regulation: The case of financial influencers » by Dr Felix Pflücke, Postdoctoral Research Fellow (University of Luxembourg) and Lecturer in Law (University of Oxford)
- « Drones & safety risk management: Forthcoming challenges » by Mrs Maria Kovacova, Aviation senior safety consultant Slovakia
- « About the decline of repair of consumer objects » by Dr Stefan Krebs, Assistant Professor at the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH)
- « European consumers at the heart of the EU regulatory effort to accelerate the digital and green transitions » by Mrs Marie-Paule Benassi, Head of enforcement of consumer law and redress (European Commission)
- « Sustainable consumer behaviour: Trends, challenges and opportunities to support the transition » by Mrs Mariana Nicolau, Project Manager (Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production)
- « Putting customers first » by Mr Razvan Antemir, Public Policy EU Customer Trust (Amazon EU)