The Real (New) Deal: Levelling the Odds for Consumer-Litigants On the Need for a Modernisation, Part II

@article{Duin2019TheR,
  title={The Real (New) Deal: Levelling the Odds for Consumer-Litigants On the Need for a Modernisation, Part II},
  author={J.M.L. van Duin and Candida Leone},
  journal={European review of private law},
  year={2019},
  volume={27},
  pages={1227-1249}
}
With its New Deal proposals, the European Commission aimed to secure that all consumers ‘fully benefit from their rights under Union law’. We argue that such commitment requires taking a step back from an exclusive focus on enforcement, to tackle challenges to the justiciability of consumer rights. Consumers must be seen both in their role as claimants and when they act as defendants. By means of a case-study threading together the main developments in the case law of the Court of Justice of… Expand
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