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The keyword full harmonisation has been found in the following documents:

UCP Directive

Whereas (14)
Whereas (15)

EC Guidance

1.9.2. The full harmonisation character of the Directive


National ID Common name Subject Directive article Date decision Decision type
I ZR 2/11 advertorial Article 7 2.
Annex I al1 11.
19/07/2012 Supreme court decision
C-522/08 Telekommunikacja Polska full harmonisation 11/03/2010 Court of justice decision
4 Ob 154/10s Totalabverkauf clearance sale 12/04/2011 Supreme court decision
09/03660 combined offers Article 5 1.
Article 6 1.
Article 8 al1
14/05/2009 Court decision in appeal
C.09.0436.N black list Annex I al1 1.
21/02/2011 Supreme court decision
C-265/12 Citroën Belux financial services Whereas (9)
Article 3 9.
18/07/2013 Court of justice decision
C-261/07 and C-299/07 (joined judgement) Total Belgium Scope of the UCP Directive – Full harmonisation Article 1
Article 2
Article 3 1.
Article 4
Article 5
Article 6
23/04/2010 Court of justice decision
C-304/08 Plus Warenhandelsgesellschaft full harmonisation 14/01/2010 Court of justice decision
C-540/08 Mediaprint Zeitungs- und Zeitschriftenverlag GmbH and Co. KG full harmonisation 09/11/2010 Court of justice decision

Legal Literature

Reference Title Author Date
Právní zpravodaj, 2008, vol. 3, pages 1-6 Insufficiently finalised revolution in the legal regulation of unfair commercial practices P. ČECH 2008
S.J. 2010, 154(7), 20 Fair Game R. LAWSON 2010
J.B.L. 2009, 2 183-194 The end of an era - implementing the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive in the United Kingdom: punctual criminal law gives way to a general criminal/civil law standard G. HOWELLS 2009
U.2008B.275 Unfair trade practices - the Europeanisation of Danish marketing law J. TRZASKOWSKI 2008
U.2010B.145 About Community marketing law J. TRZASKOWSKI 2010
Tisztességtelen verseny - fogyasztóvédelem /Unfair Competition - Consumer Protection/, 2007, pages 321-386 Several questions on the harmonisation of the UCP Directive J. FRINKISZ, V. BALOGH and K. GRIMM 2007
ÖBl [Österreichische Blätter für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht] 2008, 13, pages 65-70 Are unsolicited (advertising) calls and e-mails still unfair? The effect of the 2007 amendments to the Austrian Unfair Competition Act. C. HANDIG 2008
E. L. Rev. 2010 Legislative Comment - European framework for unfair commercial practices: analysis of Directive 2005/29 G. ANAGNOSTARAS and A. PLIAKOS 2010
E.R.P.L. 2007, 15(1), 169-171 "The regulation of unfair commercial practices under EC Directive 2005/29: new rules and new techniques" - results of the conference which took place on 3 March 2006, at Oxford University O. MEYER 2007
I.I.C. 2009, 40(4), 371-374 Full harmonisation of unfair commercial practices under Directive 2005/29 H. MICKLITZ 2009
(2006) 43 Common Market Law Review Confidence through fairness? The new Directive on unfair business to consumer commercial practices in the internal market J. STUYCK, E. TERRYN and T. VAN DYCK 2006
H. DE BAUW (ed.), Handelspraktijken en mededinging, Diegem, Kluwer, 2008, 331-351 The consequences of the "combined sales judgement" of the Court of Justice of 23 April 2009 for the period before the sales period in which the announcement of price reductions to the consumer is prohibited and for some other rules. H. DE BAUW 2008
Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR) 2009, pages 626-633 Is § 4 No. 6 UWG (the German Unfair Competition Act) compliant with the UCP Directive? H. KÖHLER 2009
Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR) 2010, pages 886-890 Is § 7 II No. 2 UWG (the the German Unfair Competition Act) compliant with European law? S. ENGELS and B. BRUNN 2010
Neue Juristische Wochenschrift (NJW) 2010, 1849-1850 Landslide in the German unfair competition law - European illegality of § 4 No. 6 UWG I. SCHERER 2010
Journal des Sociétés, September 2010, N°79, pages 10-19 Unfair Commercial Practices: History and Contents of Directive 2005/29/CE M. KOEHLER DE MONTBLANC and C. HOVNANIAN 2010
Wettbewerb in Recht und Praxis (WRP) 2009, 661 The future of misleading commercial practices K.V. BOESCHE 2009
Wettbewerb in Recht und Praxis (WRP) 2009, 789 The new UWG (German Unfair Competition Act) und its impact to the B2B-area T. HOEREN 2009
R.W. 2009-2010, 30, 1242-1250 Combined sales and other absolute prohibitions in the WHPC (future Law on Commercial Practices and Consumer Protection) after the European Court of Justice VTB-VAB case E. TERRYN 2010
Revista Doctrinal Aranzadi Civil Nº 6 The reformation of the Spanish Law in the matter of unfair competition, consumer protection and retail commerce by Law 29/2009 E. LEIÑENA and N. IRACULIS 2010
Foro amministrativo Consiglio di Stato, 2010, vol. 6, page 1169 Protection of the consumers and free competition in the new approach of the European Union: meaning and implications of the full harmonisation on unfair commercial practices L. MINERVINI 2010
Państwo i Prawo, 4/2010, pages 52-64 Professional diligence (in the light of the Prevention of Unfair Commercial Practices Act) R. STEFANICKI 2010
Intellectual Property Quarterly, 2012, volume 1, page 1 24 The emergent European law of unfair competition and its consumer law origins C. WADLOW 2012
Neue Juristische Wochenschrift (NJW) 2010, 3280-3287 The development of unfair competition law in the years 2008 until 2010 N. KLUTE 2010
Juristenkrant 14 september 2011, 3 Court of Justice does not take position on the restricted periods R. STEENNOT 2011
V. Colaert, ''Financiële diensten en de Wet Marktpraktijken: enkele knelpunten '', BFR 2011, p. 87-116 Applying the Belgian Law on Market Practices and Consumer Protection to Financial Services: Selected Issues V. COLAERT 2011
Justičná revue, 2010, vol. 11, pages 1256 - 1264 Comparative advertising versus unfair competition A. HORNIAKOVÁ 2010
Annals of Private Law, 2011, issue 10, pages 721-730 Additional benefits and other commercial practices as interpreted by the ECJ jurisprudence in light of the Directive 2005/29/EC on unfair commercial practices - towards a radical change in the assessment of unfair trade practices regarding the Business to Consumer relationship (B2C) M.-TH. MARINOS 2011
Europejski Przegląd Sądowy, 2011, no. 11, pages 43-49 The borders of the national laws on combating unfair commercial practices - comments on the judgment of the Court of Justice of 9 November 2011 in case C-540/08 Mediaprint Zeitungs- und Zeitschriftenverlag and the decision of the Court of Justice in case C-288/10 Wamo. M. NAMYSŁOWSKA 2011
Studia Prawa Prywatnego, 2011, no. 2, pages 33-70 The law on fair competition and the protection of customers in the light of the Unfair Commercial Practices Act. R. STEFANICKI 2011

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