Tag: UK Law

‘A little less conversation, a little more action’: UK House of Lords report enters the AI debate

Mark Deem

Select Committee of the Upper House makes recommendations for the UK to realise its AI potential.

English Court clarifies test for forseeability risk

Rod Freeman and Jamie Humphreys

The ruling provides food for thought to those managing new risks.

First enforcement action for new UK Office for Product Safety

Rod Freeman and Jamie Humphreys

The OPSS imposes its first fine for the importation and sale of illegally sourced timber.

8 for 8: UK Government accepts key recommendations to reform recall and product safety regimes

Sarah-Jane Dobson

In January 2018, the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (“BEIS”) provided its much-awaited response to proposals for reform to the product safety and product recall regimes.

Sea change: UK government bans plastic microbeads from cosmetics products

Jamie Humphreys and Fergal Duggan

On 9 January 2018, the UK introduced a ban on the manufacture or supply of products containing microbeads, following a worldwide trend towards greater oversight of plastic pollution. The ban will affect manufacturers of a wide range of cosmetics products, including face scrubs, toothpastes and shower gels.