Category: EU Legislation

Productwise Bitesize: the European Green Deal

Sarah-Jane Dobson and Carol Holley

Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the European Green Deal and plans for a circular economy

WEBCAST: The Final (Brexit) Countdown

Preparing your business for international trade and product safety & compliance legislation changes come January 1. The reality of the most significant shake-up of UK trade in living memory is fast approaching. Come January 1, 2021, businesses manufacturing, importing and distributing products in the UK will be subject to a […]

Horizon scanning: European Commission adopts 2021 Work Programme

Edward Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger

The European Commission has adopted its 2021 Work Programme. Measures to improve the sustainability of consumer products feature heavily on the agenda, along with revisions to some key sector-specific product safety rules and an evaluation of the New Legislative Framework for CE-marked products.

Productwise Bitesize: the Product Liability Directive

Jamie Humphreys and Sarah-Jane Dobson

Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the “Product Liability Directive”.

Productwise Bitesize: the General Product Safety Directive

Jamie Humphreys and Julia Maskell

Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the “General Product Safety Directive”.

EMC, how compatible are we? European Commission consults on rules applying to electrical and electronic devices

Tracey Bischofberger and Claire Temple

A public consultation on the EU Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive has been launched as part of the European Commission’s ongoing evaluation to assess if the rules are still fit for purpose, especially in light of new technologies and the increased prevalence of consumer tech products – this area of law has not undergone major modification in almost 30 years.

Productwise Bitesize: New Deal for Consumers

Jamie Humphreys, Edward Turtle and Julia Maskell

Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the “New Deal for Consumers”.