Category: Ongoing Compliance

Game of Drones: European Parliament approves new rules for safety of drones

Fergal Duggan

On 12 June, the European Parliament adopted new aviation safety rules to provide clearer and more consistent laws for the use of drones, or unmanned aircraft, in European airspace.

Race against the machine

Edward Turtle

Commission considers whether EU machinery legislation remains fit for purpose, given pace of emerging technologies.

UK Supreme Court confirms damages for symptomless injuries

Fergal Duggan

The Supreme Court has recently confirmed that an asymptomatic physiological change caused by an employer’s negligence can constitute an actionable personal injury, thus overturning previous decisions of the High Court and Court of Appeal.

Security is for life, not just for Christmas: UK review of the security of consumer IoT products

Jamie Humphreys and Carol Roberts

The review includes a draft Code of Practice, which includes proposed steps to improve the cyber security of consumer IoT products.