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Directive article Reference E. L. Rev. 2010
Country EU level Legal Literature date 2010
Author G. ANAGNOSTARAS and A. PLIAKOS Author initial
Title EN Legislative Comment - European framework for unfair commercial practices: analysis of Directive 2005/29 URL EN N/A
Keywords black listcombined offersfull harmonisationgeneral discussion on new case law

Head note

This article reviews the European Court of Justice's ruling in Zentrale zur Bekampfung unlauteren Wettbewerbs eV v Plus Warenhandelsgesellschaft mbH (C-304/08), regarding the question of whether a German law which introduces a per se prohibition on the combination of a prize competition or lottery with the obligation to buy goods, is compatible with the UCP Directive. It assesses the implications of the ruling for the scope of the UCP Directive.

General note

Relevant cases

National ID Common name Date decision Decision type
C-304/08 Plus Warenhandelsgesellschaft 14/01/2010 Court of justice decision