Globalization and Consumer Protection
- OECD guidelines for consumer protection and Privacy high level principles
- UNCITRAL on electronic contracts
- NGO, such as TACD
- Business, such as ISO, GBDe, ICC, various ADR, etc.
- Protection of consumers is voluntary
- WTO role is essentially negative, providing sanctions against regulations that are considered barriers to trade
- New Hague convention on judgments will address private enforcement of cross border disputes