Technically, the so-called Omnibus Directive should have already been implemented in Austria since November 2021. Even if there is – as of today – still no implementation in AT, the Directive applies from 28.5.2022, which reinforces consumer protection regulations. Often, more protection for consumers means more obligations for entrepreneurs. In LEGAL UPDATE #31, Arthur Stadler and Christopher Falke provide a brief overview of selected new provisions that are of particular interest to domestic retailers.
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