First, do no harm: EU proposes new rules on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence

Max Lees, Juan Nascimbene, Emma Bichet and Fergal Duggan

In this blog, Cooley’s international products and public international law specialists review the European Commission’s proposal for a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence and its practical implications for product manufacturers, and their directors.

What to expect from new EU rules on sustainable products due 30 March 2022

Edward Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger

Proposed new laws on sustainable products are coming in the EU to replace the existing ecodesign framework and introduce digital product passports and new transparency rules on destroying unsold consumer products. Below is our take on what to expect, based on the latest intelligence, under the proposals scheduled to be published on 30 March 2022.

Productwise Bitesize: An update to the “Blue Guide” on the Implementation of EU product rules

Edward Turtle and Carol Holley

Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the update to the “Blue Guide” on the Implementation of EU product rules.

Draft Common Specifications for products without an intended medical purpose

Elizabethann Wright , Jessica Koffel and Alexander Wenzel

Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you an update on the upcoming regulation of groups of products without an intended medical purpose listed in Anne XVI to the MDR.

Productwise Bitesize: The EU’s New Legislative Framework for Products

Edward Turtle and Carol Holley

Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the EU’s New Legislative Framework for products.

Productwise Bitesize: Clinical Trials Regulation

Elizabethann Wright , Jessica Koffel and Alexander Wenzel

Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the transitional provisions in the new Clinical Trials Regulation

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.

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?