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1 July: new telemarketing rules

As of July 1st the rules for telemarketing have been changed. Organisations (including charities) may no longer make unsolicited calls to consumers, sole traders, general partnerships, limited partnerships and other unincorporated businesses.

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Advertising by internet pharmacies – II

In 2017 and 2018, various fines were imposed by the Minister of Medical Care on the operator of this website (“Dokteronline”), located in Curaçao, for (1) offering without a license so-called UR and UA medicines and advertising such medicines, as well as (2) selling medicines online to Dutch consumers, while it does not have the mandatory EU logo for the online sale of medicines.

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Unfair Trade Practices in Agriculture and Food Supply Chain Act adopted and in force by 1 November 2021

The Unfair Commercial Practices in Agriculture and Food Supply Chain Act implements a European directive on this subject and will take effect on 1 November 2021. The purpose of the Act is to strengthen the position of the farmer in the chain.
The law focuses on companies that are active in the agricultural and food supply chain.

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Employee participation: right to consent to travel expenses, right of appeal by works council in case of new facts and circumstances and exclusion of trade unions

Employee participation: right to consent to travel expenses, right of appeal by works council in case of new facts and circumstances and exclusion of trade unions
Recently, a number of judgements have been published that may be of interest to those involved in employee participation. It concerns the following:

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