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Consumer Law and Socioeconomic Development

National and International Dimensions

  • Claudia Lima Marques
  • Dan Wei

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. International Protection of Consumers: Trends and Challenges

  3. Financial Crisis and Consumer Protection

  4. National and Regional Consumer Law Issues: Helping the Economic Development

About this book


This book reflects the research output of the Committee on the International Protection of Consumers of the International Law Association (ILA). The Committee was created in 2008, with a mandate to study the role of public and private law to protect consumers, review UN Guidelines, and to model laws, international treaties and national legislations concerning protection and consumer redress. It has been accepted to act as an observer not only when the UNCTAD was updating its guidelines, but also at the Hague Conference on Private International Law. 
The book includes the contributions of various Committee members in the past few years and is a result of the cooperation between the Committee members and experts from Australia, Brazil, Canada and China. 
It is divided into three parts: the first part addresses trends and challenges in international protection of consumers, while the second part focuses on financial crises and consumer protection and the third part examines national and regional consumer law issues.


International protection of consumers 2015 Revision UN Guidelines Tourist protection Financial consumer, digital consumer sales and services Consumer law and socioeconomic development International consumer law UNGCP Common consumer right IFTTA MERCOSUR Consumer law in China Consumer law in Australia Consumer Defense Law Consumer credit

Editors and affiliations

  • Claudia Lima Marques
    • 1
  • Dan Wei
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of LawFederal University of Rio Grande do SulPorto AlegreBrazil
  2. 2.Faculty of LawUniversity of MacauMacauMacao

About the editors

Claudia Lima Marques, Professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre), Former President of Brasilcon and Chief Editor of the Consumers Law Journal/Thompson Reuters (Brasília), Chair of the Committee of International Protection of Consumers, International Law Association (London).

Dan Wei
, Ph.D. in Law of University of Coimbra, Full Professor of Faculty of Law of the University of Macau, Rapporteur of the Committee of International Protection of Consumers of International Law Association. 

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