Don’t let this opportunity go to waste – WFD Consultation now open
Read on to learn more about the proposed revision of EU waste legislation.
Productwise Bitesize: Digital Content and Digital Services Directive 2019/770
Jamie Humphreys and Tania Buckthorp
Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the Digital Content and Digital Services Directive.
One Charger to Rule them All! European Commission, Council and Parliament Reach Agreement on Common Chargers Proposal
Edward Turtle and Julia Maskell
The European Commission and Parliament have reached an agreement on the proposal to introduce a common USB-C charger for many electrical products in the EU. Productwise brings you what we know so far.
Productwise Bitesize: The Radio Equipment Directive 2014/53/EU
Jamie Humphreys and Julia Maskell
Productwise Bitesize brings you a summary of the Radio Equipment Directive, a key piece of EU legislation applicable to any products with WiFi or Bluetooth functionality.
Keeping an “AI” on Product Safety and Liability: UK publishes report on Artificial Intelligence
Edward Turtle , Jamie Humphreys, Corinne Robinson and Jack Eastwood
UK publishes new report on the impact of Artificial Intelligence on product safety and liability.
Productwise Bitesize: Basics of CE, UKCA and UKNI marking / conformity assessment
Harriet Jones and Jamie Humphreys
CE marking refers to the obligation on manufacturers to affix the letters “CE” to certain products traded in the European Economic Area (EEA). It serves as a declaration that the product is in conformity with applicable rules and meets certain health, safety and environmental requirements.
Spotlight on the EU’s New Sustainability Measures: Webinar Recording
The EU adopted its new “circular economy” package on 30 March, 2022. The legislative package will have a big impact on many businesses and other product stakeholders.
Circular economy: new EU and UK measures
Emma Bichet, Fergal Duggan and Jack Eastwood
This article summarises the key proposals in the EU’s Circular Economy Package I, looks at similar initiatives in the UK and provides some practical advice for businesses seeking to understand the potential effects of these initiatives.
Productwise Bitesize: New EU Chemicals Restriction Roadmap: Anything but restrictive
On the 25 April 2022, the European Commission published a “Restrictions Roadmap” as part of the EU’s Chemicals Strategy. – read our summary here!
UK regulator publishes new Codes of Practice for Product Safety
The UK product safety regulator has published two important new Codes of Practice for Product Safety – read our summary here!