European Commission publishes updated Q&A on the Clinical Trials Regulation
Read a summary of the updated version of the Q&A guidance on the Clinical Trials Regulation.
New EU liability rules proposed for artificial intelligence
Rod Freeman, Claire Temple, Jamie Humphreys and Tracey Bischofberger
European Commission publishes new liability rules to simplify claims for damage caused by AI-systems
Radical Reform of EU Product Liability Laws: Long-awaited Proposals Published
Rod Freeman, Claire Temple, Ed Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger
European Commission publishes long-awaited proposals for reforming EU product liability rules
Latest on the S in ESG: EU proposes ban on products made with forced labour
Emma Bichet and Selma Abdel Qader
Productwise guides through the European Commission’s new initiative to ban the sales, imports and exports of goods made with forced labour.
Spotlight on the EU’s New Sustainability Measures: Webinar Recording
The EU adopted its new “circular economy” package on 30 March, 2022. The legislative package will have a big impact on many businesses and other product stakeholders.
Circular economy: new EU and UK measures
Emma Bichet, Fergal Duggan and Jack Eastwood
This article summarises the key proposals in the EU’s Circular Economy Package I, looks at similar initiatives in the UK and provides some practical advice for businesses seeking to understand the potential effects of these initiatives.
Productwise Bitesize: New EU Chemicals Restriction Roadmap: Anything but restrictive
On the 25 April 2022, the European Commission published a “Restrictions Roadmap” as part of the EU’s Chemicals Strategy. – read our summary here!
UK regulator publishes new Codes of Practice for Product Safety
The UK product safety regulator has published two important new Codes of Practice for Product Safety – read our summary here!
PIVOT! The consultation on RoHS reform is now open
Emma Bichet and Corinne Robinson
The public consultation on improving the EU’s Directive on the Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (“RoHS”) opened on 10 March 2022. It will be ongoing until 2 June 2022. Here’s our take on what’s on the horizon for the RoHS regime, and how it can impact business, particularly those active in the electronics products space.
First, do no harm: EU proposes new rules on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence
Max Lees, Juan Nascimbene, Emma Bichet and Fergal Duggan
In this blog, Cooley’s international products and public international law specialists review the European Commission’s proposal for a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence and its practical implications for product manufacturers, and their directors.