Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Third DSM package adopted

On  25 May 2016 the European Commission adopted an extensive set of measures announced in the Digital Single Market Strategy.

The e-commerce package consists of:
  1. Proposal for a regulation on addressing geo-blocking and other forms of discrimination based on customers' nationality, place of residence or place of establishment within the internal market
  2. Proposal for a Regulation on cross-border parcel delivery services 
  3. Proposal for a revision of the Consumer Protection Cooperation Regulation 
  4. Guidance on the application of the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive
The content package includes:
  1. Proposal for a revised Directive on audiovisual media services
  2. Communication on online platforms and the Digital Single Market
Furthermore, on 2 June a communication on a European agenda for the collaborative economy was presented.

A more detailed description of the adopted measures with particular relevance to consumer law will follow shortly. 

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