Tag: Enforcement

FCC sets its sights on product compliance breaches

J.G. Harrington and Henry Wendel

We provide an update on some recent FCC decisions that act as a reminder to companies designing, manufacturing and marketing electronic devices of the importance of thorough pre-market review procedures.

WEBCAST: Liability in Times of Change for the Life Sciences Industry

The growth of digital health technologies and artificial intelligence raises novel risks, including data protection and cybersecurity risks, and key questions about the liability of services and software as a product remain unanswered. Wearables are blurring the line between consumer technology and medical devices, and consumer health data has the […]

Regulating online platforms and the sale of unsafe goods: proposed EU Digital Services Act

Edward Turtle, Enrique Capdevila and Tracey Bischofberger

The European Commission has published a draft of the Digital Services Package, which proposes important changes for online platforms, product manufacturers and suppliers.

Productwise Bitesize: New Deal for Consumers

Jamie Humphreys, Edward Turtle and Julia Maskell

Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the “New Deal for Consumers”.

2020 Vision – Looking Beyond COVID-19: Longer-Term Considerations for Supply and Manufacture of Products During COVID-19

Sarah-Jane Dobson, Andrew Barr and Richard Hopley

With COVID-19 causing a pivot or volume increase in production, companies should pause to reflect on the longer-term considerations in terms of international product safety, liability and insurance law issues.

Fantastic Four: the search for regulatory super heroes

Harriet Jones and Olivia Flasch

UK Product Regulator holds Regulatory Excellence Awards in continuation of its increasingly active role in promoting product safety

English Court of Appeal checks its privilege; decides it still applies

Jamie Humphreys

A recent decision by the English courts has confirmed that litigation privilege is available for criminal investigations

Collective re-dress: all talk and now trousers

Jamie Humphreys, Edward Turtle and Monica Mylordou

Product manufacturers risk a significant increase in European-style “class actions” if proposals to amend the draft “New Deal for Consumers” are adopted.