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05. 02. 2014. Seminars for traders

Four seminars for traders were delivered by the Project in cooperation with the chambers of commerce in December 2013 and January 2014.

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10. 12. 2013. APOS’s Proposal to Ministry of Finance and Ministry of trade

Recently, APOS has sent an initiative (see below) to relevant institutions i.e. the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Foreign and Internal Trade and Telecommunications about an issue of expressing prices in withdrawn coins.

Free price formation does not deprive the State of answering the following question: How is it possible that we are still using denominations that were withdrawn from circulation five years ago?

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26. 11. 2013. Canada to allow Consumer Claims

In a trio of long-awaited rulings, the Supreme Court of Canada held that indirect purchasers can sue for damages under the Competition Act and can do so on a class-wide basis.

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05. 11. 2013. US developments in the timeshare sector

The United States' Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently launched a vast crack down on unlawful practices in the area of Travel and Timeshare. This sector is of grave concern to US authorities with fraud complaints rising from 15.744 to 21.717 in the past two years. The FTC held a press conference recently and announced the various actions to be undertaken, including civil and criminal prosecutions carried out by each of the 50 states of the US and numerous federal agencies.

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16. 10. 2013. The public debate on the Draft Law on Consumer Protection

The Ministry of Foreign and Internal Trade and Telecommunications organised a Public Debate on the draft of the Law on Consumer Protection.

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07. 10. 2013. CEPS celebrated World Car Free Day

On September 22, Consumer’s Centre of Serbia took active part in Start the bike street promotion organised in celebration of the World Car Free Day by the EU Info Centre and Jugo cycling campaign.

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30. 09. 2013. APOS cooperation with Consumers International

Association of Consumers of Serbia (APOS) started the implementation of Rate Me Green project, a part of global Green Action Fund 2013 conducted by Consumers International.

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23. 09. 2013. Effective redress – expecting a new law

Consumer Centre of Serbia (CEPS in Serbian), Chamber of Commerce of Serbia and Western Balkans Institute (WEBIN) have recently organised a round table on consumer protection and the process of drafting a new Law on Consumer Protection. Over 60 participants discussed current consumer issues.

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17. 09. 2013. NOPS invites consumers to boycott so-called fruit juices

Recently, National Consumer Organization of Serbia (NOPS in Serbian) has invited consumers to stop buying the following fruit juices, on the account of consumer fraud:

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09. 09. 2013. Meeting dedicated to possibilities of cooperation between Serbian and Croatian consumers

Association of Consumers in Serbia (APOS) has hosted recently a work meeting with the representatives of Consumer Protection Centre "Consumer's Voice" from Vukovar-Srijem County in Croatia.

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