Month: April 2023

European Due Diligence Increasing as Parliament Approves New Deforestation Regulation

Emma Bichet and Selma Abdel-Qader

On 19 April 2023, the European Parliament formally approved a new European Union Deforestation Regulation on commodities and products associated with deforestation and forest degradation.

On the right track? European Commission proposes new right-to-repair legislation

Tracey Bischofberger, Claire Temple and Ed Turtle

The European Commission recently published its proposal for a new Directive on common rules promoting the repair of goods. In this blog we take a look at the proposals and why they matter for companies doing business in the EU.

Productwise On Demand: Looking to the Green Frontier

Curious to learn more about the European Commission’s proposals and initiatives striving to achieve a circular economy?

Changes to English court rules take a bite out of “loser-pays” costs scheme for personal injury cases

Rod Freeman, Jamie Humphreys, Corinne Robinson and Anushi Amin

The rules governing liability for legal costs in death and personal injury cases in UK courts, are being changed to increase the amount of costs that defendants can recover from unsuccessful claimants. New rules impacting cost recovery will apply for claims issued on or after today’s date, 6 April 2023.