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Directive article Article 5 2. (a)
Article 5 2. (b)
Article 5 4.
Article 5 5.
Article 6
Article 7
Article 8
Article 9
Reference Wissenschaft in Recht und Praxis (WRP), 2010, pages 677 - 686
Country Germany Legal Literature date 2010
Author K.-H. FEZER Author initial
Title DE Eine Replik: Die Auslegung der UGP - Richtlinie vom UWG aus? URL DE N/A
Title EN A reaction: An interpretation of the UCP Directive from the view of the UWG (the German Unfair Competition Act)? URL EN N/A
Keywords average consumerB2BB2Cgeneral discussion on the national implementation

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The author discusses the unified legal term of "unfairness" within the European unfair competition law in B2C relationships according to the UCP Directive. In particular, the author elaborates on the general criteria for unfairness of a commercial practice, pursuant to articles 5.2.a and 5.2.b of the UCP Directive. 

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