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Sydney Criminal Lawyers
An Australian distillery issued an urgent product recall after some gin bottles were found filled with hand sanitiser.
Canada
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Schuppener v Pioneer Steel Manufacturers Limited ("Schuppener"), the British Columbia Court of Appeal (the "Court") addressed the threshold for public policy concerns worthy of warranting...
McLeish Orlando LLP
The SGA is legislation that regulates contracts of sale and provides protection to consumers in Ontario.
Miller Thomson LLP
The article focused on the liability implications for artificial intelligence solutions and strategies to mitigate this risk.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On June 22, 2020, Judge William Shubb of the US District Court for the Eastern District of California entered an order prohibiting the State of California from requiring Prop 65 warnings for glyphosate.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The Ontario government has passed significant amendments to the Pesticides Act and the Pesticides Regulation (the "Amendments").
Crowe MacKay LLP
A new study says that while autonomous vehicle technology has great promise to reduce crashes, it may not be able to prevent all mishaps caused by human error.
Bennett Jones LLP
The action against Organigram was brought on behalf of a class of purchasers of Organigram's cannabis that was subject to a product recall due to the use of unauthorized pesticides on the plants.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On April 30, 2020, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal overturned in part the Nova Scotia Supreme Court's decision to certify a class action against Organigram Inc., a medical cannabis grower with...
China
Mayer Brown
On 21 July 2020, China's National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) published the draft Measures on the Administration of Cosmetic Registration (the Draft Registration Measures)...
Mayer Brown
On 30 April 2020, the National People's Congress of China (the "NPC") published the Biological Safety Law (Draft for Second Reading) (the "Draft Law") for public consultation until 13 June 20201.
European Union
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The European Commission is currently seeking public comment as part of its review of the EU General Product Safety Directive (GPSD) (Directive 2001/95/EC).
Cooley LLP
The European Commission is holding a consultation on proposed amendments to the EU's General Product Safety Directive.
Cooley LLP
On 10 June 2020, Cooley's international products team members, were joined by members of Cooley's Technology Transactions group, on a webinar to discuss the European Union's approach.
Cooley LLP
The European Commission published its adjusted Work Programme for 2020, following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Product safety and consumer law initiatives remain very...
India
IndusLaw
Product liability law provides the consumers with legal recourse for any injuries suffered from a defective product.
Tuli & Co
The Consumer Protection Act 2019 was passed by the Parliament on 6 August 2019 (2019 Act) with the objective of overhauling the earlier regime and replacing the Consumer Protection Act 1986...
King, Stubb & Kasiva
The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has notified the Consumer Protection Act, 20191("new Act") which was passed by the Parliament...
PDS Legal
The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 (the Act) received the President's assent on 9 August 2019 which has replaced the Consumer Protection Act, 1986.
Adams & Adams
The whole world continues to battle with the Covid-19 pandemic and there still is no end in sight.
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