Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you a short overview of the EU Medical Devices Regulation. What is it called? The Medical Devices Regulation (MDR Regulation (EU) 2017/745) governs the placing on the market in the European Economic Area (EEA) of medical devices and its accessories as well as clinical investigations taking […]
The hotly-anticipated revision of the European Commission’s Blue Guide has been published. Here’s our take on why this matters to anyone involved in the manufacture, import or sale of products in the EU.
One Charger to Rule them All! European Commission, Council and Parliament Reach Agreement on Common Chargers Proposal
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.
In this blog, Cooley’s international products and public international law specialists review the European Commission’s proposal for a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence and its practical implications for product manufacturers, and their directors.
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
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.
The EU has published further details on its Sustainable Products Initiative, one of the measures announced in the new Circular Economy Action Plan.