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Mariavittoria Fini

Mariavittoria Fini is an Associate in Baker McKenzie, Milan office.

On 18 March 2023, Legislative Decree No. 26 of 2023 implementing EU Directive 2019/2161 was published in the Italian Official Journal.
After a long implementation process, the legislative decree will enter into force on 2 April 2023, amending and integrating the text of Legislative Decree no. 206 of 2005.
The new rules are intended to strengthen consumer protection when contracting, especially online, with traders. The new rules are also intended to fully harmonize consumer protection rules at European level by introducing greater transparency and more effective sanctions with regard to unfair commercial practices, unfair terms and distance contracts.