Consumer Protection and Competition Policy in a Changing World

Theme: Consumer Protection and Competition Policy in a Changing World
On: Monday December 19th 2016

Location:

UCD Sutherland School of Law

For:

Legal Professionals, Law Faculty and Students

Fee:

€250 Practitioner Rate, €80 Academic Rate

Presented by:

Riga Graduate School of Law and UCD Sutherland School of Law

BLREG Speakers

L-R Prof. Paula Giliker, Prof. Geraint Howells, Dr Mary-Catherine Lucey, Prof. Vanessa Mak, Prof Rob Merkin QC

The UCD Sutherland School of Law and the Riga Graduate School of Law, Latvia are delighted to announce the first event in a collaboration exploring aspects of consumer protection law, competition policy and financial services law and practice in a changing world.  This duo-colloquium will explore, in a lively and engaging manner, key contemporary issues in these fields and will be, for example, of interest to lawyers, academics, civil servants and relevant policy advisers. Topics include: reform of consumer law in the EU, Ireland and the UK; EU proposals on the supply of digital content; online platforms; competition law and policy post-Brexit; the protection of bank depositors; consumer insurance and natural disasters; new forms of consumer credit; and UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts.    Contributions will be made from distinguished speakers based in Ireland, the UK, Latvia, the Netherlands, Japan and Hong Kong; and the event will be introduced by His Excellency Gints Apals, Latvian Ambassador to Ireland.

 

 Consumer Protection and Competition Policy in a Changing World Programme

 

To register please click here.


CPD Hours: 5 hours 30 minutes


Organisers: Professor Mel Kenny (RGSL), Dr. Mary Catherine Lucey (UCD) and Professor James Devenney (UCD)