Category: Regulation & compliance

See EU later (part 2) – UK Government releases legislation formalising measures from recent Brexit guidance into law and implementing the Northern Ireland Protocol

Tracey Bischofberger, Rod Freeman and Claire Temple

The UK government has just tabled EU Exit legislation to introduce easements outlined in recent guidance on placing products on the market in Great Britain after the transition period ends and certain measures to implement the Northern Ireland Protocol. Further guidance is also on the way. Here’s our snap review…

UK sets its sights on the safety of Virtual Reality

Rod Freeman and Ed Turtle

OPSS publishes important report reviewing the safety of domestic virtual reality systems

EMC, how compatible are we? European Commission consults on rules applying to electrical and electronic devices

Tracey Bischofberger and Claire Temple

A public consultation on the EU Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive has been launched as part of the European Commission’s ongoing evaluation to assess if the rules are still fit for purpose, especially in light of new technologies and the increased prevalence of consumer tech products – this area of law has not undergone major modification in almost 30 years.

Moving to a Circular Economy

Claire Temple and Ed Turtle

Key takeaways from our recent webinar on the circular economy

UK’s medicines and medical devices regulator to tackle Brexit, technological advancements and regulatory challenges (including from COVID-19) in 2020 and 2021

Sarah-Jane Dobson and Amal Ali

The MHRA has established five strategic goals for 2020-21 that will impact all those operating in the UK medicines and medical devices industries

The Circle of (Product) Life part 2: EU’s Sustainable Products Initiative

Edward Turtle, Tracey Bischofberger and Corinne Robinson

The EU has published further details on its Sustainable Products Initiative, one of the measures announced in the new Circular Economy Action Plan.