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Regulation / Consumer Protection

Consumer protection issues have been developing dramatically and rapidly over the last decade, and accordingly, so have the enforcement measures being instituted against commercial companies operating as service-providers, both by regulatory authorities and by consumer groups and organizations.

Barnea & Co. provides ongoing legal advisory services to local and international commercial companies in relation to legislative proceedings and policies being set in the field of consumer protection, in relation to the implementation and assimilation of all of the dynamic legislation and in relation to compliance with the various regulatory requirements. Our firm also specializes in representing clients during legal and administrative proceedings being instituted by the various regulatory authorities, such as the Consumer Protection and fair trade Authority and other related entities.

 

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News and updates - Regulation / Consumer Protection:


October 10, 2017

Ministry of Economics and Industry Seeks to Impose Restrictions on Telemarketing

The Ministry of Economics and Industry recently published a draft bill for an amendment to the Consumer Protection Law. This draft bill proposes placing restrictions on telemarketing.

September 25, 2017

Privacy and Cookies – the New Balance Introduced by Apple

Apple is set to introduce a new feature in the Safari browser that will significantly reduce advertisers' ability to collect and use personal data. The new feature, called Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP), imposes a 24-hour time limit on third party tracking cookies and a 30-day time limit on first party cookies.

September 24, 2017

Registration for an Application Is Tantamount to a Binding Contract

The New York Circuit Court of Appeals ruled recently that when a new user confirms the “terms of service” and “privacy policy” on an application’s registration screen, even without perusing the legal documents provided through these links, such approval suffices to raise the user’s legal engagement with the company to the standing of a binding contract.

Regulation / Consumer Protection

Consumer protection issues have been developing dramatically and rapidly over the last decade, and accordingly, so have the enforcement measures being instituted against commercial companies operating as service-providers, both by regulatory authorities and by consumer groups and organizations.

Barnea & Co. provides ongoing legal advisory services to local and international commercial companies in relation to legislative proceedings and policies being set in the field of consumer protection, in relation to the implementation and assimilation of all of the dynamic legislation and in relation to compliance with the various regulatory requirements. Our firm also specializes in representing clients during legal and administrative proceedings being instituted by the various regulatory authorities, such as the Consumer Protection and fair trade Authority and other related entities.

 

Back to Regulation

News and updates - Regulation:


October 10, 2017

Ministry of Economics and Industry Seeks to Impose Restrictions on Telemarketing

The Ministry of Economics and Industry recently published a draft bill for an amendment to the Consumer Protection Law. This draft bill proposes placing restrictions on telemarketing.

September 25, 2017

Privacy and Cookies – the New Balance Introduced by Apple

Apple is set to introduce a new feature in the Safari browser that will significantly reduce advertisers' ability to collect and use personal data. The new feature, called Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP), imposes a 24-hour time limit on third party tracking cookies and a 30-day time limit on first party cookies.

September 24, 2017

Registration for an Application Is Tantamount to a Binding Contract

The New York Circuit Court of Appeals ruled recently that when a new user confirms the “terms of service” and “privacy policy” on an application’s registration screen, even without perusing the legal documents provided through these links, such approval suffices to raise the user’s legal engagement with the company to the standing of a binding contract.

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