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Federal Act amending the 1984 Federal Act against Unfair Competition

ยง 1 (1) and (2) 1 (1) Any person who, in the conduct of business, 1. [...] or 2. engages in an unfair commercial practice which infringes the requirements of professional diligence and, in relation to the product concerned, is likely to materially affect the economic behaviour of the average consumer whom it reaches or to whom it is addressed, may be made the subject of an action to cease and desist and, in case of fault, may be liable for damages. 1 (2) Where a commercial practice is directed at a group of consumers, the "average consumer" shall be the average member of the group.[...]