Tag: EU Law

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

In December 2017, the EU took a big step towards new rules for drones that will apply across the European Union. The Committee of Permanent Representatives for the 28 Member States endorsed an agreement with the European Parliament to revise the EU aviation safety regulation. Amongst changes to existing aviation […]

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

In December last year, the European Commission 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.  This is important because, whilst European product regulation is amongst the strictest in […]