A Comparative Study of Global Laws & Trends in the Realm of Consumer Protection Worldwide

  • Jaishree Bhadauria
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  • Jaishree Bhadauria

    Student at IMS Unison University, India

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In an increasingly interconnected world, consumer protection laws must navigate the complexities of a global marketplace. The ease with which consumers can purchase products from around the world has outpaced the development of laws designed for a more localized economy. This article, "A Comparative Study of Global Laws & Trends in the Realm of Consumer Protection Worldwide," delves into how different countries approach consumer protection, highlighting the areas where these laws converge and diverge. By analysing legislative frameworks from North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America, we gain insights into the diverse strategies employed to safeguard consumer rights. The study also explores historical developments in consumer protection, illustrating how ancient practices have evolved into modern legal standards. International organizations like the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and Consumers International play crucial roles in promoting best practices and fostering cooperation among nations. As the global marketplace evolves, it is essential to understand these varying legal landscapes to ensure fair treatment for consumers worldwide. This comparative analysis underscores the need for robust, harmonized legal frameworks that can adapt to new challenges, such as digital commerce and data privacy, ultimately aiming to create a fair and safe marketplace for all.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 3, Page 3556 - 3567

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.117866

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