Tag: Liability

Productwise Bitesize: New Deal for Consumers

Jamie Humphreys, Edward Turtle and Julia Maskell

Cooley’s Productwise Bitesize brings you a short introduction to the “New Deal for Consumers”.

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.

2020 Vision – Looking Beyond COVID-19: Longer-Term Considerations for Supply and Manufacture of Products During COVID-19

Sarah-Jane Dobson, Andrew Barr and Richard Hopley

With COVID-19 causing a pivot or volume increase in production, companies should pause to reflect on the longer-term considerations in terms of international product safety, liability and insurance law issues.

COVID-19 and consumer rights in the UK

Jamie Humphreys and Carol Holley

Considerations for UK companies regarding the significant impact the ongoing restrictions will have on businesses and their consumers.

Adapting to the New World

Rod Freeman

An update on how the Cooley products team is responding to the changes brought on by COVID-19.

The Regulator: European Commission sets out approach on the future regulation of AI

Jamie Humphreys and Tracey Bischofberger
The European Commission released its proposals on a future regulatory framework for AI, favouring mandatory risk-based requirements for high-risk applications, along with targeted amendments to existing EU safety and liability legislation.

Collective re-dress: all talk and now trousers

Jamie Humphreys, Edward Turtle and Monica Mylordou

Product manufacturers risk a significant increase in European-style “class actions” if proposals to amend the draft “New Deal for Consumers” are adopted.