Shaking up product liability in the EU: it’s consultation time for the PLD

Jamie Humphreys, Tracey Bischofberger and Tania Buckthorp

A public consultation was recently launched and is open until 10 January 2022. Learn more about some key updates being assessed in potential revision of the PLD.

Technology and Sustainability in the spotlight: European Commission adopts 2022 Work Programme

Fergal Duggan and Tracey Bischofberger

The European Commission has adopted its 2022 Work Programme. As expected, technology and sustainability are both high on the agenda with the Commission setting out a bold vision for a digitally-empowered, green Europe. We take a look at some of the most critical proposals for those working in the products sphere below. So, what’s coming down the pipeline?

Productwise 3-2-1

Tracey Bischofberger, Matt Howsare, Shawn N. Skolky and Claire Temple

Productwise 3-2-1, our monthly bite-sized digest of the current key issues in products law.

Getting the Green Light for Environmental Claims

Edward Turtle, Christine Graham and Carolina Ljungwaldh

We look at the consequences for products stakeholders of new UK guidance on misleading green claims.

WEBCAST: European Commission’s Proposed General Product Safety Regulation

A Cooley and TechUK Webinar Over the summer, the European Commission proposed a new General Product Safety Regulation, which has major ramifications for anyone in the products supply chain. The regulation is intended to update the 20-year-old General Product Safety Directive with a clearer focus on tech products, new rules […]

Classify That! European Commission is seeking input on reform of chemicals classification law, an important step in a much larger overhaul of the EU chemicals regime

Emma Bichet and Claire Temple

The European Commission is seeking input on one of the core pieces of EU chemicals law, the Regulation on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (“CLP”). Here’s our quick guide on the CLP, why it is being revised and why this is important for business.