Category: Regulation & compliance

WEBCAST: Regulating Online Platforms

The online sale of products is under increasing regulatory scrutiny, and the EU’s recently announced draft Digital Services Package promises to alter how online platforms and those who sell through them do business. Join Cooley’s international products law team for the next event in its webinar series, which will feature […]

Regulating online platforms and the sale of unsafe goods: proposed EU Digital Services Act

Edward Turtle, Enrique Capdevila and Tracey Bischofberger

The European Commission has published a draft of the Digital Services Package, which proposes important changes for online platforms, product manufacturers and suppliers.

ICPHSO’s 2020 International Symposium and the European Commission’s International Product Safety Week: sustainability, new tech, COVID-19, recalls and traceability

Tracey Bischofberger

The International Consumer Product Health and Safety Organization (ICPHSO) held its 2020 International Symposium in October, in conjunction with the European Commission’s International Product Safety Week (IPSW) in November 2020. Below are our highlights.

The new UKNI mark – guidance released on when and how to use it

Claire Temple

The UK Government has published guidance on use of the UKNI mark, here’s our summary…

WEBCAST: The Final (Brexit) Countdown

Preparing your business for international trade and product safety & compliance legislation changes come January 1. The reality of the most significant shake-up of UK trade in living memory is fast approaching. Come January 1, 2021, businesses manufacturing, importing and distributing products in the UK will be subject to a […]

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…

Horizon scanning: European Commission adopts 2021 Work Programme

Edward Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger

The European Commission has adopted its 2021 Work Programme. Measures to improve the sustainability of consumer products feature heavily on the agenda, along with revisions to some key sector-specific product safety rules and an evaluation of the New Legislative Framework for CE-marked products.