Tag: Enforcement

New Deal for Consumers; Raw Deal for Businesses?

Edward Turtle

European Commission proposes consumer rights of collective redress, more transparency online and strong sanctions linked to annual turnover.

New UK market surveillance database

Carol Roberts

The database forms part of preparations for Brexit.

Rapid Alert; steady growth

Edward Turtle

European Commission’s Rapid Alert System for Dangerous Products sees growth in alerts and follow-up actions.

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.

Trilateral MoU formalises product safety cooperation by North American regulators

Rod Freeman and Jamie Humphreys

North American regulators recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to increase cooperation in response to product safety issues.

Goods Package proposals promise to shake up enforcement of product regulation across the EU

Rod Freeman and Jamie Humphreys

In December last year, the European published a new “Goods Package” – proposals to significantly reform aspects of product regulation in the EU by 2020. The proposals mainly focus on aspects of enforcement of existing rules.