Category: Ongoing Compliance

Not content with digital – new protections for EU consumers of digital content and services

Edward Turtle and Evangelia Nitti

The EU has confirmed agreement on its proposal for a directive on contracts for the supply of digital content and services. This covers a whole range of digital media – from streamed and downloaded music and movies to apps, games, computer programmes and cloud services.

Fantastic Four: the search for regulatory super heroes

Harriet Jones and Olivia Flasch

UK Product Regulator holds Regulatory Excellence Awards in continuation of its increasingly active role in promoting product safety

Access all areas: EU takes measures to make tech products and services more accessible

Edward Turtle and Carol Roberts

At the end of last year, the EU Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee approved a provisional agreement on the text of the proposed Directive on Accessibility Requirements for Products and Services (also known as the European Accessibility Act).

UK plans to say CE EU later to CE Mark

Carol Roberts

UK preparations for a potential no deal Brexit now include a plan to replace the CE mark.

To register or not to register? That is the question

Harriet Jones

UK product safety regulator investigates product registration rates

Green light for RED: European Commission finds Radio Equipment Directive fundamentally sound

Fergal Duggan and Monica Mylordou

The European Commission has recently published a report on the effectiveness of the Radio Equipment Directive. We take a look at its findings below.

Playing Safe: Toy Safety Directive public consultation closing soon

Fergal Duggan

Public consultation forms part of the evaluation of the performance of the Directive against its key objectives

Chemical Independency

Edward Turtle and Olivia Flasch

Government will take caution dealing with chemicals in event of “no deal” Brexit

Brexit – a new approach for the “New Approach”

Rod Freeman

UK Government’s second set of guidance on “No Deal” Brexit highlights complications for manufacturers and sellers of CE marked products.

All products are equal, but some products are more equal than others

Fergal Duggan and Olivia Flasch

EU Parliament adopts Resolution on dual quality products following cross-continental test findings that products with different compositions were sold under the same brand and packaging.