Alle Artikel mit dem Tag "German competition law"
Many businesses are unaware that the obligation to display legal notices applies to social media profiles as well as to websites. Private individuals are the only internet users who are exempt from this obligation. Here is an explanation of the various requirements.
A court in Germany has ruled that Beiersdorf AG deodorant advertising for Nivea Invisible for Black and White misleads consumers. Weiterlesen →
According to the German Association of Hotels and Guest Houses many hotel star ratings are often abused by establishments. The association receives daily complaints from consumers. Hotels in Germany which fraudulently advertise risk receiving injunctions. Weiterlesen →
Germany’s Federal Court of Justice has reaffirmed that the submission of an undertaking to cease and desist does not amount to the admission of liability. Weiterlesen →
Manufacturers are increasingly including clause in distribution agreements which ban distributors from selling their products on internet platforms such as eBay and Amazon. We take an in-depth look at the legality of such actions. Weiterlesen →
Plans to create a joint internet platform between ARD and ZDF called Germany’s Gold are hanging in the balance as head of ZDF Enterprises doubts the company’s willingness to yield to demands from Germany’s federal cartel office (Bundeskartellamt). Weiterlesen →
A court in Germany has ruled that drawing consumers’ attention to the price of a product through over-emphasising monthly instalment amounts breaches German competition law. Weiterlesen →
In the early days of search engine optimisation, bloggers began reporting a new phenomenon: that of SEO attacks. An SEO attack or “negative SEO” techniques are used to damage the ranking of a competitor’s website in search engine indexes in order to gain a competitive advantage. Weiterlesen →