AER’s perspective on the public consultation on the EU’s New Consumer Agenda

We, at AER, welcome the opportunity to give input to the consultation on the new Consumer Agenda, and in particular on the Review of the Consumer Credit Directive (CCD). Read AER’s additional response to the public consultation here.  AER’s previous feedback on the Roadmap on Consumer Credit Directive can be found here.

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AER Feedback on the Roadmap on Consumer Credit Directive

Commercial radio is funded almost entirely by advertising, enabling it to remain free-to-air and free-to access to millions of listeners. It relies on its advertising business model to be present on every platform, including online, enabling it to create content and innovate. Unnecessary restrictions on advertising should be avoided. Studies show long terms and conditions […]

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AER Position on Consumer Credit Directive (CCD)

8 April 2019 – AER’S COMMENTS ON THE REVIEW OF THE CONSUMER CREDIT DIRECTIVE (CCD) ———————————————————————————————————————————————————— Advertising is already regulated by strict rules set at EU and national level, usefully complemented by self-regulation. Commercially funded radio depends almost 100% on advertising: adding advertising restrictions equates to fewer and poorer free-to-air programmes. Warning messages in radio […]

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Digital Single Market – Radio Advertising – 2015

July 2015 – Digital Single Market – Radio Advertising Advertising is already regulated by strict rules set at EU and national level, usefully complemented by self-regulation. Commercially funded radio depends almost 100% on advertising: adding advertising restrictions equates to fewer and poorer free-to-air programmes. Introducing warning messages in radio advertising is not the appropriate tool to […]

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AER Position on Gambling Advertising – 2013

2013 – AER ONE-PAGER ON GAMBLING ADVERTISING Commercially funded radio depends almost 100% on advertising: adding advertising restrictions equates to fewer and poorer free-to-air programmes. Introducing information messages in radio advertising is not the appropriate tool to enable improved consumer information, in order to allow well-informed purchase decisions. In the particular case of gambling, advertising […]

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