Regardless of what business you are in, consumer protection considerations are increasingly in the focus of European Union and local attention. Consumer protection laws are designed to ensure fair competition and the free flow of truthful information in the marketplace. Awareness of your rights and responsibilities can help your business prosper.
At Baker & McKenzie, we advise on the full range of consumer protection issues, including product liability, privacy rights, unfair business practices, fraud, misrepresentation, and other consumer/business interactions.
Our Budapest office regularly advises and represents major local and international clients in a wide range of industries, including pharmaceutical, automotive, food, cosmetics, tobacco, textile and clothing, toys, telecommunications, banking and insurance.
We advise on the full range of consumer protection and other regulatory matters, including packaging, labeling, product distribution, product safety, product recalls and product liability issues; advertising, e-commerce, direct marketing and other B2C interactions. We also represent clients in consumer protection investigations and disputes before the National Consumer Protection Authority (NFH), the Hungarian Competition Office (GVH) and before the courts.
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