German Unfair Competition Act (UWG)

Competition and Market Regulation Update


Prof Dr Stefan Engels will give an overview of the new provisions of the German Unfair Competition Act (UWG), that provide for many systematical amendments in adaptation to the European Directive against Unfair Commercial Practice and came into force on 10 December 2015. Moreover the new opportunity for customer associations to bring action in the event of data protection violations pursuant to the amended German Act on Injunctive Relief (UKlaG), which came into force on 24 February 2016 will be discussed.

The Webinar clarifies the current legal situation and provides important legal notices regarding fair competition and data protection. (The webinar was held in German language.)