All posts by Tracey Bischofberger

New far-reaching ecodesign and energy labelling requirements for mobile phones and tablets – don’t miss your chance to provide feedback

Tracey Bischofberger , Emma Bichet and Selma Abdel Qader

The European Commission published two proposals seeking to introduce new ecodesign and energy labelling requirements for mobile phones and tablets. Feedback can be submitted until 28 September 2022.

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.

Shaking up product liability in the EU: it’s consultation time for the PLD

Jamie Humphreys, Tracey Bischofberger and Tania Buckthorp

A public consultation was recently launched and is open until 10 January 2022. Learn more about some key updates being assessed in potential revision of the PLD.

Productwise 3-2-1

Tracey Bischofberger, Matt Howsare, Shawn N. Skolky and Claire Temple

Productwise 3-2-1, our monthly bite-sized digest of the current key issues in products law.

EU’s Artificial Intelligence Regulation – European Commission wants your feedback

Tracey Bischofberger

The European Commission is seeking feedback on its proposed AI regulation. Read our blog below to find out more and how you can get involved.

UK government confirms plans to bring in mandatory cyber security requirements for connected consumer products

Tracey Bischofberger

Last week the UK government confirmed plans to bring in new rules on the cyber security of connected consumer products. Read our blog below to find out more.

Productwise 3-2-1

Tracey Bischofberger, Matt Howsare and Claire Temple

Productwise 3-2-1, our monthly bite-sized digest of the current key issues in products law.

Charging ahead (part 2): last chance for feedback on plans to decouple the sale of consumer electronic devices and chargers

Tracey Bischofberger

The opportunity to respond to the European Commission’s stakeholder survey on plans to decouple the sale of consumer electronic devices and chargers ends on 22 January 2021.

UK AI Roadmap: look to the horizon and be adaptable to disruption

Tracey Bischofberger

The UK Government has published an AI Roadmap, developed by the UK AI Council to help the government develop a UK National AI Strategy. The report offers a glimpse into the approach the UK may take to regulating AI post Brexit, with an underlying message that the UK must look to the horizon and be adaptable to disruption.

ICPHSO’s 2020 International Symposium and the European Commission’s International Product Safety Week: sustainability, new tech, COVID-19, recalls and traceability

Tracey Bischofberger

The International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) held its 2020 International Symposium in October, in conjunction with the European Commission’s International Product Safety Week (IPSW) in November 2020. Below are our highlights.