Tag: European Commission

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.

EU’s Artificial Intelligence Regulation – Tough Tests for Smart Products

Rod Freeman and Patrick Van Eecke

EU proposal extends product safety, data protection and cybersecurity concepts to groundbreaking AI regulation

Have your say on sustainability – current EU and UK consultations on proposed sustainability initiatives for products

Edward Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger

The EU and UK are running two important consultations on proposed initiatives to make products more sustainable. To find out more, read our summary below.

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: European Digital Services Act

Edward Turtle and Julia Maskell

Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the EU’s proposed Digital Services Act.

EU Puts Consumer Rights Back on the Agenda

Edward Turtle and Julia Maskell

Key points in the European Commission’s New Consumer Agenda, which sets out plans for EU consumer policy to 2025.

Horizon scanning: European Commission adopts 2021 Work Programme

Edward Turtle and Tracey Bischofberger

The European Commission has adopted its 2021 Work Programme. Measures to improve the sustainability of consumer products feature heavily on the agenda, along with revisions to some key sector-specific product safety rules and an evaluation of the New Legislative Framework for CE-marked products.

Productwise Bitesize: the Product Liability Directive

Jamie Humphreys and Sarah-Jane Dobson

Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the “Product Liability Directive”.