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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

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

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