Tag: EU Law

WEBCAST: European Commission’s Proposed General Product Safety Regulation

A Cooley and TechUK Webinar Over the summer, the European Commission proposed a new General Product Safety Regulation, which has major ramifications for anyone in the products supply chain. The regulation is intended to update the 20-year-old General Product Safety Directive with a clearer focus on tech products, new rules […]

Classify That! European Commission is seeking input on reform of chemicals classification law, an important step in a much larger overhaul of the EU chemicals regime

Emma Bichet and Claire Temple

The European Commission is seeking input on one of the core pieces of EU chemicals law, the Regulation on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (“CLP”). Here’s our quick guide on the CLP, why it is being revised and why this is important for business.

Productwise Bitesize: the Clinical Trials Regulation

Elisabethann Wright and Julia Maskell

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

The Circle of (Product) Life part 2: EU’s Sustainable Products Initiative

Edward Turtle, Tracey Bischofberger and Corinne Robinson

The EU has published further details on its Sustainable Products Initiative, one of the measures announced in the new Circular Economy Action Plan.

The New Consumer Agenda: public consultations on two new EU consumer law initiatives

Edward Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger

The EU is consulting on two important consumer law initiatives which would introduce new requirements for online transactions, information on repairability and the lifespan of products, and measures to curb premature product obsolescence. These changes would have lasting effects for products sold in the EU.

EU representative actions: do they represent a major consumer rights shakeup?

Edward Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger

We consider the implications of a new EU Directive to introduce representative actions for breaches of certain EU laws, including consumer rights, product liability and product safety legislation.

General Product Safety Directive Consultation: Commission Checks its Safety Net for Holes

Jamie Humphreys and Edward Turtle

The European Commission is holding a consultation on proposed amendments to the EU’s General Product Safety Directive.

COVID-19: Weekly Life Sciences Digest – International Collaboration and Adjusted Exports/Import Rules

Sarah-Jane Dobson, Edward Turtle and Alicia Johnson-Cole

With COVID-19 heralding unprecedented changes in the sector, our life sciences products experts provide a weekly summary of key international developments to keep you up to date.

Flexibility for our furry friends

Sarah-Jane Dobson and Olivia Flasch

EU regulators have taken steps to address supply chain disruption and increased demand in veterinary medicines caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.