Amendments to the Unfair Competiton Act in Spain and its influence on other legislation

Act No 29/09 integrates EU Directive 2005/29/EC on unfair commercial practices and Directive 2006/114/EC on deceptive and comparative advertising into Spanish law. This incorporation, effective since January 2010, brings substantial changes to the Unfair Competition Act, General Advertising Act, Consumer Protection Act, and other related legislation, including the Retail Trade Organization Act.

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