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ONLINE Summer Course on European Consumer Law

Afternoon sessions


The purpose of this online course is to provide a thorough introduction to European consumer law. EU legislation and recent case law of the Court of Justice of the EU will be presented. Participants will be able to deepen their knowledge through discussions, case studies and workshops.

Key topics

  • EU legal framework on consumer protection
  • Consumer contracts: information duties, right of withdrawal and unfair contract terms
  • Unfair commercial practices law
  • Digital contracts: sale of goods and supply of digital content and services
  • Consumer protection in financial services
  • Product safety and liability
  • Travel law
  • Dispute resolution and enforcement

Who should attend?

The course is suitable for practitioners seeking a thorough introduction to the various instruments in European consumer law.

Interactive Online Course

The summer course will be hosted on ERA’s own online training platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-quality speakers and other participants, break out into working groups and work collaboratively on case studies. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive training experience. As the platform is hosted on our won server, the highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in a high-quality online training environment.


Daniela Bankier, Head of Unit, DG Justice and Consumers, European Commission, Brussels Alexandre Biard, Senior Legal Officer, BEUC – The European Consumer Organisation, Brussels Andrea Fejős, Lecturer, University of Essex
Rod Freeman, Partner, Cooley LLP, London
Christina Livada, Assistant Professor, Law School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Stephen Mason, Senior Counsel, Travlaw LLP, Leeds JB McCarthy, Development Director, Financial Services Innovation Centre (FSIC), University College Cork
Monika Namysłowska, Professor, University of Łodz Karin Sein, Professor, University of Tartu
Petra Weingerl, Assistant Professor, University of Maribor


5 Jul 2021 @ 01:00 pm

9 Jul 2021 @ 06:00 pm

Duration: 4 days, 5 hours

Timezone: GMT +1:00


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Organised by

Academy of European Law (ERA)

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