Confidentiality clauses in product liability settlements: UK product safety regulator publishes new guidance
OPSS sets out best practice on non-disclosure agreements.
The EU is consulting on two important consumer law initiatives which would introduce new requirements for online transactions, information on repairability and the lifespan of products, and measures to curb premature product obsolescence. These changes would have lasting effects for products sold in the EU.
We consider the implications of a new EU Directive to introduce representative actions for breaches of certain EU laws, including consumer rights, product liability and product safety legislation.
The European Commission is holding a consultation on proposed amendments to the EU’s General Product Safety Directive.
COVID-19: Weekly Life Sciences Digest – International Collaboration and Adjusted Exports/Import Rules
With COVID-19 heralding unprecedented changes in the sector, our life sciences products experts provide a weekly summary of key international developments to keep you up to date.
Many policyholders believe that the insurance available on the market covering a particular type of risk is much of a muchness. The disputes about insurance cover for business interruption losses due to COVID-19 have highlighted that this assumption is misconceived. Insurance policies are not commoditised. There are no standard forms […]
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 much on the Commission’s agenda. However, some timelines have been extended and stakeholders will be given additional time to contribute to consultations to help shape future policy and law in these areas.