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  • Argentine Consumer Law Congress

    Sunday, November 4th, 2007

    Next week the Argentine Institute of Consumer Law (Instituto Argentino de Derecho del Consumidor – IADC) and the Judiciary Power of the province of Rio Negro (RN) will co-host next week (Mon.-Tues. 12-13 November) the tenth national congress on consumer law in the RN capital of Viedma.  
    On Monday evening (at 18:00 hours) the congress […]

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    Consumer Protection Pages Added to the Temas Toolbox

    Thursday, May 17th, 2007

    As promised during my “Introduction to Consumer Protection in LAC” series, I have adapted and amended those posts to convert them into standalone pages now easily accessible through the Temas Tools link directory in the righthand column. These are:
    Overview of Consumer Law in LAC
    Overview of Consumer Authorities in LAC
    Overview of Consumer NGOs in LAC
    The […]

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    Overview of Consumer Law in LAC

    Thursday, May 17th, 2007

    The Broad Influences
    If you had looked around LAC in the early 1980s, you would have been hard pressed to find a country with a framework consumer protection law, code, statute or regulation (I believe only Colombia had a simple one).  Yes, many had market authorization laws, regulations, Sanitary Codes or special product -based codes or […]

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    Consumer Protection in LAC II-B – Consumer Legislation in LAC Nations

    Tuesday, April 17th, 2007

    To make up for missing World Consumer Rights Day (March 15), I promised to give you a five-part overview of consumer protection in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). In Part I, I looked at how consumer agencies and consumer NGOs in the region celebrated the Day. In Part II-A, I provided an […]

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    Consumer Protection in LAC II-A – The Intergovernmental Actors

    Friday, April 13th, 2007

    To make up for missing World Consumer Rights Day (March 15), I promised to give you a five-part overview of consumer protection in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). In Part I, I looked at how consumer agencies and consumer NGOs in the region celebrated the Day.
    Today I’ll provide an overview of and guide […]

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