Progress

Current status
in force
09 Dec 2022 in force

Scope

Implementers
Netherlands
Policy Area
Competition
Policy Instrument
Consumer protection regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
platform intermediary: e-commerce
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
consumer protection authority
Implementation Level
national

Timeline of events

09 Dec 2022
in force

ACM fines TrendeX with EUR 100,000 for misleading consumers

On 9 December 2022, the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) fined TrendeX, an online store, with EUR 100,000 for misleading consumers. TrendeX posted fake positive reviews on its website, while also not posting real negative review…

Source
Event type investigation
Action type ruling
Government branch executive
Government body consumer protection authority