Category: Product Safety

EU Representative Actions Clear Last Hurdle

Edward Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger

A new law allowing groups of EU consumers to launch collective actions against traders has passed through the final stages of the legislative process and will enter into force soon.

EU Puts Consumer Rights Back on the Agenda

Edward Turtle and Julia Maskell

Key points in the European Commission’s New Consumer Agenda, which sets out plans for EU consumer policy to 2025.

United Nations starts work to move the needle on International Consumer Product Safety

Claire Temple and Rod Freeman

The United Nations Review Conference on Competition and Consumer Protection Law and Policy has just adopted a “Recommendation to Prevent Cross-Border Distribution of Known Unsafe Consumer Products” – here’s our quick snapshot…

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”.