Category: Crisis Management

This is not a class action: proposed directive to introduce group actions across the EU gaining momentum

Jamie Humphreys and Tracey Bischofberger

The EU has been pushing ahead with proposed new legislation to introduce representative actions across the EU. The proposed new EU-wide rules will apply to infringements of a broad range of EU laws that harm the collective interests of consumers including in the areas of consumer rights, data protection, product liability and product safety.

Code of Practice for Product Recalls Published by UK Office for Product Safety

Rod Freeman and Jamie Humphreys

The Code provides detailed guidance for business and regulators on product safety recalls and corrective actions.