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RoHS: EU Phthalate Restrictions In Electrical And Electronic Equipment
This may overlap to some extent with labelling requirements under other legislation, which will also need to be observed, if applicable.
European Union
29 Jul 2019
SPC Manufacturing Waiver Regulation Will Enter Into Force On 1 July 2019
On 11 June 2019, the EU published Regulation (EU) 2019/933, which amends Regulation (EC) 469/2009 concerning supplementary protection certificates (SPCs).
European Union
15 Jul 2019
The Development Risks Defence: How Future-Proof Is It?
Although Member states may opt to derogate from Article 7(e), it provides an important defence to producers facing product liability claims in the EU
European Union
11 Jul 2019
The Road Ahead: Product Liability And Motor Insurance Implications Of The Automated And Electric Vehicles Act 2018
The Automated and Electric Vehicles Act (the "Act"), which received Royal Assent on 19 July 2018, is an important step towards the UK Government meeting its target to have fully self-driving
11 Jul 2019
Charging Ahead: One Size Fits All - EU Proposal For Harmonised Chargers For Mobile Phones And Other Consumer Devices
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on proposed new rules to harmonise chargers for mobile phones and potentially extending to other consumer devices sold in the EU.
European Union
14 Jun 2019
No Deal? No (Initial) Problem! Unless You Have Importer Syndrome
OPSS publishes guidance on product safety in the event of a "No Deal" Brexit.
28 Mar 2019
Fantastic Four: The Search For Regulatory Super Heroes
The Regulatory Excellence Awards form another part of the OPSS' increasingly active role in promoting its product safety agenda.
26 Feb 2019
To Register Or Not To Register? That Is The Question
The Office of Product Safety and Standards is launching a new research project to examine why many consumers do not register their household products, in an effort to learn what more can be done to boost registration rates.
6 Feb 2019
Robots And Liability: Who Is To Blame?
With this article we will address some legal issues concerning the liability regime concerning conducts featured by AI elements.
European Union
2 Jan 2019
The Growth Of Environmental Product Liability Litigation Worldwide To Continue In 2019
An increasing body of litigation claiming damages for the effects of manufactured products.
20 Dec 2018
Failure To Report Adverse Events Results In Criminal Misbranding Settlement And Individual Liability
On December 10, 2018, Olympus Medical Systems Corporation and a former quality manager at the company pleaded guilty to introducing misbranded medical devices into interstate commerce in violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
20 Dec 2018
Liability Of Company Directors For Damages In Deceit - Useful Lessons From Inter Export LLC V Townley And Anor
In 2012, Inter Export LLC, a supplier of sunflower oil registered in Ukraine, entered into a contract to sell oil to a UK-based company.
5 Oct 2018
What Does The Future Hold For AI And Product Liability? (Video)
Liability will see extensive AI-influenced legal developments, especially in the areas of autonomous vehicles, robots and other ‘mobile' autonomous systems.
3 Oct 2018
Muddy Road Ahead Part II: Liability Legislation For Autonomous Vehicles In The United Kingdom
The Situation: The United Kingdom is positioning itself as the "go to" location to develop, test, and drive automated vehicles ...
25 Sep 2018
The Evolving Landscape Of Global Product Liability And Recall
Product liability is a fast-evolving landscape, driven by a range of factors from tightening regulation to mass product litigation.
23 Sep 2018
UK Office For Product Safety And Standards Publishes Its First Strategy Document
Earlier this year, we reported that the UK government had announced a new Office for Product Safety and Standards ("OPSS") to help manage large-scale product recalls...
7 Sep 2018
Glyphosate: Science On Trial
The world's most popular weed killer, Glyphosate, is being placed under the microscope by scientists, regulators and plaintiff lawyers.
31 Aug 2018
Product Marking And Labelling In Europe
Since the European Union's main aims include consumer protection and ensuring product safety, you might be forgiven for thinking that the EU's rules in those areas would be clear and straightforward.
European Union
29 Aug 2018
UK Conduct Regulator Reminds Firms Of Obligations On Selling High-Risk Products To Retail Clients
On August 1, 2018, the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority issued a statement on selling high-risk speculative investments to retail clients ...
21 Aug 2018
UK Product Safety Regulator Publishes Detailed Strategy For The Future – Opportunities And Challenges For Innovative Companies
Today, the new UK Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) published its detailed strategy paper, outlining its plans and priorities for its future activities.
20 Aug 2018
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