Bridging the Gap between Consumers and Businesses in the Digital Age.
Euroconsumers’ new BeXt Awards were presented at its First International Forum, held today, 12 November, at the Claridge in Brussels.
Euroconsumers announces Euroconsumers BeXt Awards to recognise the brands that have made significant contributions to improving the global marketplace over the year.
The winners will be announced at Euroconsumers’ first International Forum Bridging the Gap between Consumers and Businesses [in the Digital Age]
Euroconsumers’ First International Forum.
Altroconsumo and Test-Achats report yet another case of exorbitant pricing of innovative drugs.
The case of Spinraza, manufactured by the multinational corporation Biogen for the treatment of SMA (spinal muscular atrophy), a rare and otherwise incurable disease, has been reported to Competition Authorities in Italy and Belgium.
In just two years on the market, as shown by an investigation conducted by the two consumer organizations, for every dollar invested, four has already returned to Biogen. Even worse, its market exclusivity will last until 2029.
This puts an end to a sequence of events starting back in 2009, which has seen Altroconsumo at the forefront since the very beginning. The Council of State has today marked the point of no return: Roche and Novartis are guilty of unlawful collusion, to the detriment of patients and the national health system.
Now we hope that appeals from the regions will get underway.
Euroconsumers, an international group to which Altroconsumo belongs to, is present at the Web Summit with its own stand next to the MoneyConf stage, to show its services and the response of our consumer organisations to the challenges of the new digital markets.
As leading Consumers Organizations, we are ready to become the fundamental enzyme of the digital economy, working with main responsible market players open to the future to foster a more balanced digital ecosystem, characterized not only by respect to consumers’ rights but also benefits sharing with consumers, citizens, People, without whose data no single product or service can be developed nowadays.
Reported car owner experiences with their car software update.
Formal participation to Altroconsumo class action go on at the Court of Venice: 650.000 subscribers expected, there is time until the 1st of October.