New regulations for the Federal Consumer Protection Law
On December 19th, 2019, the Federal Official Gazette published the new regulations for the Federal Consumer Protection Law (hereinafter, the “New Regulations”), revoking the previous regulations, issued in 2006 (hereinafter, the “Revoked Regulations”).
The New Regulations includes, among other things, new enforcement measures and provisional remedies; establishes a chapter related to the privacy of information and publicity; a chapter on real estate operations; new regulation on adhesion contracts; regulation on the Public Registry of Consumers, and a chapter on the “Registry of Compensation Policies for Delays and Delays of Flights attributable to License or Permit Holders of Air Passengers”.
In the same way, unlike the Revoked Regulations, the New Regulations increases the grounds for a total closing down of a business establishment, preventing all commercial activity in the establishment in case certain conduct falls within the scope of such grounds.
In Acedo Santamarina we have a consolidated practice in the field of consumer protection, and we are ready to provide our clients with appropriate solutions to their needs.