English Court clarifies test for forseeability risk

Rod Freeman and Jamie Humphreys

The ruling provides food for thought to those managing new risks.

You Brexit, you buy it: EU notice sets out post-Brexit position for EU product rules

Carol Roberts

EU notice considers potential impact on economic operators, authorised representatives, and Notified Bodies as a result of Brexit.

Code of Practice for Product Recalls Published by UK Office for Product Safety

Rod Freeman and Jamie Humphreys

The Code provides detailed guidance for business and regulators on product safety recalls and corrective actions.

First enforcement action for new UK Office for Product Safety

Rod Freeman and Jamie Humphreys

The OPSS imposes its first fine for the importation and sale of illegally sourced timber.

UK Government launches new Office for Product Safety and Standards

Rod Freeman and Fergal Duggan

UK government announces the formation of a new inter-departmental body to reinforce the UK’s position as a leader in international product safety.

EU starts discussion on further harmonisation of consumer protection laws

Jamie Humphreys and Carol Roberts

Proposals to ensure consistency in consumer protection across the EU were recently approved by a European Parliament Committee.

New kid on the block: EU regulation addresses geo-blocking and country redirects

Rod Freeman and Fergal Duggan

In this article, we address the EU’s recently adopted regulation banning unjustified geo-blocking in the internal market.