Tag: EU Law

AI’ll be back… EC strategy paper on AI targets liability and safety laws for further review

Mark Deem and Jamie Humphreys

The EC’s paper recommends further steps to prepare for the arrival of AI and ensure European leadership in the technology.

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.

Rapid Alert; steady growth

Edward Turtle

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

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.

The sky’s the limit: move towards new EU rules for drones

Carol Roberts

In December 2017, the EU took a big step towards rules for drones that will apply across the European Union. Amongst changes to existing aviation rules, the new regulation will establish a framework for civil drones.

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.