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The Future of Consumer Law

25th April 2006

There will be a mix of plenary sessions and panels. Topics will include:

  • Is consumer protection law still needed in 2006?
  • Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Freedoms and Fundamental Consumer Rights
  • Neo-Liberalism, Regulatory Capitalism and the Future of Consumer Policy
  • Crime, Punishment and Consumer Protection
  • The Future of Consumer Law in the United States-As the Civil Justice System Goes, so Goes Consumer law
  • The Need for Uniform Conflict of Laws Rules for Electronic Consumer Contracts
  • Consumers and Services of General Interest
  • Post-supply consumer guarantees: theory and practice - a New Zealand perspective
  • Credit Reporting and Credit Scoring
  • The future of consumer law - the perspective from a small island state
  • Behaviourism, Credit Cards and Bankruptcy
  • 'Long Live' Consumer Law: Developing Countries' Perspective In The New Millennium
  • From "goods and services" to "financial services"


5 CPD hours may be claimed by both solicitors and barristers through attendance at this event.

This event is kindly sponsored by

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Institute members may access papers from this event by following this link.