All posts by Edward Turtle

What to expect from new EU rules on sustainable products due 30 March 2022

Edward Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger

Proposed new laws on sustainable products are coming in the EU to replace the existing ecodesign framework and introduce digital product passports and new transparency rules on destroying unsold consumer products. Below is our take on what to expect, based on the latest intelligence, under the proposals scheduled to be published on 30 March 2022.

Productwise Bitesize: The EU’s New Legislative Framework for Products

Edward Turtle and Carol Holley

Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the EU’s New Legislative Framework for products.

Getting the Green Light for Environmental Claims

Edward Turtle, Christine Graham and Carolina Ljungwaldh

We look at the consequences for products stakeholders of new UK guidance on misleading green claims.

Have your say on sustainability – current EU and UK consultations on proposed sustainability initiatives for products

Edward Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger

The EU and UK are running two important consultations on proposed initiatives to make products more sustainable. To find out more, read our summary below.

EU adopts triple whammy of single market guidance

Edward Turtle and Carol Holley

The guidance covers the Mutual Recognition Regulation, Compliance and Enforcement Regulation and free movement of goods.

Europe Pilots Green Consumption Pledge

Edward Turtle and Carol Holley

The Pledge is intended to encourage voluntary commitments by businesses.

FCC sets its sights on product compliance breaches

J.G. Harrington and Henry Wendel

We provide an update on some recent FCC decisions that act as a reminder to companies designing, manufacturing and marketing electronic devices of the importance of thorough pre-market review procedures.

3D printing of spare parts – multi-dimensional implications for consumer product regulation

Edward Turtle and Corinne Robinson

We consider the product compliance, safety and liability implications of the growing use of 3D printed spare parts

Regulating online platforms and the sale of unsafe goods: proposed EU Digital Services Act

Edward Turtle, Enrique Capdevila and Tracey Bischofberger

The European Commission has published a draft of the Digital Services Package, which proposes important changes for online platforms, product manufacturers and suppliers.