Category: Policy

Charging ahead: one size fits all

EU proposal for harmonised chargers for mobile phones and other consumer devices

Tracey Bischofberger

The end of auto insurance as we know it: How big data will reshape the future of the autonomous vehicle insurance market

Heidi Lawson and Michael Coburn

Despite the recent wave of articles forecasting that the rise of autonomous vehicles will lead to a decline in auto insurance premiums, we believe it is more accurate to say that the advent of self-driving cars will cause the personal auto insurance policy, as we know it, to disappear at some point in the future.

Danger! Danger! Low Voltage

Fergal Duggan

In January 2019, the European Commission launched a public consultation to evaluate whether the Low Voltage Directive is fit for purpose.

Five key takeaways from ICPHSO Annual Product Safety Symposium, Washington 2019

Carol Roberts

The ICPHSO annual Product Safety symposium took place in Washington DC last week, with a record number of attendees. The Cooley team was there in full force and is pleased to bring you a round-up of some of the highlights.

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).