Product safety professionals from around the globe attended the ICPHSO Anunal Symposium in Orlando.
The European Commission adopted a new Circular Economy Action Plan that will have wide-ranging implications on how products are designed, marketed and used in the EU.
On 7 January 2020, Directive (EU) 2019/2161 (the "Directive") came into force, setting into motion a swathe of measures aimed at modernizing
Herbert Smith Freehills
A spate of high-profile cases across the EU has brought the spotlight firmly on how to combat unfair commercial practices and increase consumer protection.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In the latest edition in our Future of Consumer series, our Milan office looks at the impact of the EU's "New Deal for Consumers" , with a particular focus on Italy.
The European Commission announced on 22 January 2020 that it is looking for feedback on draft guidelines on the implementation of Article 4 of the Market Surveillance Regulation (EU) 2019/1020
Keeping Children Safe in Education: revised statutory guidance is expected to be in place from 2 September 2019.
"Upskirting" became a specific criminal offence under the Voyeurism (Offences) Act 2019...
We look here at whether schools and academy trusts must comply with DfE guidance on the phased wider opening of schools from 1 June 2020. On 11 May 2020, the Department for Education (DfE) published...
Why are criminals using international students and what can students' unions be doing to raise awareness and protect students?
We look here at the changes to admissions appeals procedures being introduced by the DfE in response to Covid-19.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
On 2 April 2020, the UK Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") proposed a number of temporary measures designed to support users of certain consumer credit products during the adverse...
The Covid-19 pandemic is a "black swan" event and lockdown, social distancing and self isolation are the immediate consequences for individuals.
The Government announcement that all schools are to close (but remain open for children of critical workers and vulnerable children) from the end of today applies only to children at registered childcare providers (including nurseries and childminders), primary and secondary schools and further education colleges.
Universities seem to be getting it wrong when it comes to
dealing with freedom of speech and, particularly, academic freedom
of speech – a subset of the general concept which pervades
the very essence
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
Shook Partner Alison Newstead and Associate Leo Fielding have answered questions on product liability developments in the United Kingdom...
DAC Beachcroft LLP
As places where an often internationally mobile population of people study, work and live, higher education providers will be thinking about the impact of COVID-19 on their institutions.
The UK's consumer sector has shown resilience against the backdrop of challenging political and economic conditions. Consumers in the UK remain willing to spend...
In an attempt to improve Scotland's recycling habits, the Scottish Government has introduced a new deposit return scheme (DRS) due for implementation in March 2021.
Our UK Consumer team is delighted to present our Doing Business in the UK guide.
On 31 January 2020, World Athletics updated its technical footwear rules. Contrary to expectations (see our previous article Why banning Nike's ZoomX Vaporfly Next% would be a mistake)